Joe Clayton, 76, of Cohutta, GA, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Hamilton Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Pascal & Anna Ruth Clayton; brother, Glenn Clayton; and niece Krista Pierce.
Mr. Clayton was a member of Grove Level Baptist Church and Masonic Lodge #105 F. & A.M.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Clayton of the residence; sons & daughters-in-law, Jody & Lisa Clayton of Rocky Face and Jeff & Kimberly Clayton of Cohutta; step-son, Carl Fowler of Chatsworth; brother & sister-in-law, Jim & Pat Clayton of Dalton; grandchildren, Zachary, Austin, Xandur and Bailey Clayton, Billy & Brandon Fowler; special cousin, Brenda Shultz; and nieces and nephews.
The funeral service to celebrate the life of Mr. Clayton will be held Friday, July 27, at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Brian Clayton and Rev. Jimmy Hutto officiating. Burial will be in United Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, July 26 from 6-9 p.m.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 200 West Emery St. Dalton, GA 30720.
Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton is in charge of funeral arrangements.