HUBBARD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Clarence “Ed” Clayton, 88, died Thursday evening October 20, 2022 at Continuing Health Care.

He was born October 3, 1934 in Sharon, Pennsylvania a son of Robert Charles and Lillian Clayton.

Mr. Clayton, of the Protestant faith, was a 1953 graduate of Brookfield High School and attended Youngstown State University.

He served with the United States Navy.

Ed was a laborer for Sharon Steel, retiring in 1997 and had mowed grass at Yankee Run for nine years.

He was an avid golfer, loved YSU football and was a season ticket holder and enjoyed watching the Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians.

He leaves his second wife, the former Cheryl M. Nolan, whom he married December 31, 2002; a son, John E. Clayton and his wife, Nancy, of Bowling Green, Kentucky; a daughter, Lin Hernandez and her husband, Rick, of Hubbard; two stepsons, Robert J. Leach and his wife, Carrie, of Sarasota, Florida and Joseph M. Cornell and his wife, Shannon, of Liberty; three stepdaughters, Lisa M. Saindon and her husband, Bill, of New Hampshire, Lorinda L. Nespeca and her husband, Joe, of Cape Coral, Florida and Lynette D. Hardman of Hubbard; 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Ed was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Berti Milikich; a daughter, Kimberley Markasky; a brother, Charles Robert and three sisters, May, Louise and Ann.

There are no calling hours or funeral services.

Ed’s final resting place will be at Hubbard Union Cemetery.

Arrangements handled by Kelley-Cummins Funeral Home. Please visit to send condolences to the family.

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A television tribute will air Monday, October 24 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.