Clayton, George P. 'Plin' (November 25, 1887 - March 13, 1953)

Funeral Today for Plin Clayton

Douglas Budget - March 19, 1953

Funeral services were held this afternoon at Glenrock for George P. (Plin) Clayton, 65, who died suddenly last Friday in a Santa Maria, Calif., hospital a few hours after suffering a heart attack. The Odd Fellows lodge was in charge of the service and burial was in the Glenrock cemetery.

Mr. Clayton, who only recently retired after 25 years with the Texas Co., and his wife had gone to California for a vacation trip before returning to Casper where they planned to make their home. They were visiting at the Fenex home in Santa Maria when he was stricken. He was taken to a hospital but expired a few hours later.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth; a son, Don of Cody; two brothers, Earl S. of Douglas and Verne of Idaho City, Ida.; two sisters, Mrs. Irene Hajny of Longmont, Colo., and Mrs. Velma Hansen of Denver, and two grandchildren.

Mr. Clayton was born at Fort Fetterman Nov. 25, 1887. He homesteaded in the Boxelder community and was later city marshal at Glenrock for a number of years. For the past 25 years he had been with the Texas Co. He was a veteran of World War I and was a member of the V.F.W. post and the Glenrock Odd Fellows lodge.

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