Wayne Gibson Clanton

Published 7:41 am Sunday, January 20, 2019

Wayne Gibson Clanton, 70, died on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 at Rosewood Assisted Living Center in Harmony where he had been a resident since May 2016.

He was born Dec. 15, 1948, the son of the late Fred and Thelma Millsaps Clanton. Mr. Clanton was a lifelong resident of Iredell County and a hard-working, self-employed farmer. He most enjoyed growing tobacco and beef cattle. He was a dedicated member of Rocky Hill Baptist Church and enjoyed singing. In the past, he and his parents sang in a gospel quartet. Until his health failed, he was also active in visiting with the shut-ins.

Although he had no immediate family surviving, he leaves behind many cousins and numerous friends, including his special long-time friend, Harry McLain.

The visitation and viewing will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Rocky Hill Baptist Church. The celebration of life service will be conducted at the church at 3 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Joey Campbell officiating. Burial will  follow in the church cemetery where he will be buried near his parents.

Memorials: to the church building fund.

Condolences: www.reavisfhstatesville.com.