Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Clayton Charles Moore

Clayton Charles Moore, age 86, of Shiloh, died Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at OhioHealth Shelby Hospital following a brief illness.

He was born August 12, 1932 in Shelby, the son of the late Ortiz and Artie (Goldsmith) Moore. Clayton graduated in 1950 from Union High School.  He served in the United States Army during the Korean war, stationed in Germany. He spent 34 years as an employee of General Motors in Ontario and farmed the family farm at the same time. Clayton was a laid-back guy who “liked to pace himself”, whether it was smoking his pipe or drinking coffee.

On February 14, 1960, he married his sweetheart, Ruth Sylvia Craven and she survives. Also surviving are 6 children: Diane Moore of Fredericktown; Connie (Bill) Stepp of Ashland; Kathleen (Jeff) Witmer of Ashland; Lorraine (Steve) Earnest of Lexington; Jenifer (Mike) Goldsmith of Shiloh; Vincent (Robin) Moore of Parma Heights. 11 grandchildren: Zach Stepp, Zane (Michelle) Stepp, Luke Witmer, Lyndsay Witmer, Chase Witmer, Courtney Earnest, Jillian Earnest, Sylvia Goldsmith, Alex Goldsmith, Clayton Moore and Nicole Moore. He was preceded in death by: his parents; a brother: Jay (Maxine) Moore and a sister: Mildred (Paul) Brown.

Family and friends are welcome on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 1-3 PM at Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Funeral services will follow at 3 PM at the funeral home conducted by Tom Caswell. Military honors will be conducted by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail. Burial will be in Shenandoah Cemetery where the Moore family has been buried their loved ones since 1812.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Jeanie Rochester says:

    Vince and Robin and kids, words are never enough. Just know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Call if i can do anything. Clayton, you carry on his namesake. He must have been so proud.

  2. Deb Neer Hoffman says:

    My condolences on the passing of your father. You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Jeff Forstner says:

    My sincere condolences to the entire Moore family. I always enjoyed seeing Mr Moore, as he was always glad to see me and he always had some words of wisdom. May the God of all comfort, comfort you all at this time.

  4. Marsha McNutt says:

    Diane and family -I worked with you years ago at Dr. Calver’s, and continued to see you from time to time, I remember your whole family. My condolences to all of them. May God’s comfort and strength sustain you. (John is part of RC Vet Burial Detail, but unfortunately will miss your dad’s funeral Sunday as we had planned to go visit Karli.) Marsha McNutt

  5. Tammy Smith Stimson says:

    Being next door neighbors for many years, you are in many of my childhood memories. So sorry to hear he’s passed. May the Lord give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  6. Salene Barnes says:

    I’m sending my sincere condolences for the loss of your dad. Praying that God and your precious memories will bring comfort to your grief and pain. Remember you are loved

  7. Cindy D says:

    I always enjoyed the chats I had with Clayton.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    May you find peace and feel the Lord’s presence.

  8. Shawn Burkhart says:

    Sorry to hear about Clayton. Had a wonderful time working with you on X and Y line all those year. Fun guy to be around with. R.I.P my friend.

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