Thomas "Chad" Clayton of Dothan, died unexpectedly, Thursday, August 1, 2013. He was 41.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday, August 4, 2013 at Byrd Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Pierre Harvey and Coach Ronnie Shelley officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Cemetery with Byrd Funeral Home on West Main Street directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home in the chapel from 6 until 8 p.m. on Saturday.
Chad was born October 22, 1971 in Dothan where he lived most all of his life. He was a 1990 graduate of Ashford Academy. Chad served in the U.S. Army from 1991 until 1995 and later was employed with Covington Heavy Equipment. Chad was an avid sports fan and was a loving brother and son.
Chad is survived by his parents, Tommy and Thollie Clayton of Dothan; a sister, Melissa Matthews and her fianc, Wesley Barber of Dothan; a brother, Shane Clayton and his wife, Melanie of Dothan; two children, Bryant Clayton of Tampa, Florida and Kenya Clayton of Luverne; nieces and nephews, Madylan Clayton, Gunnar Clayton, Jett Clayton and Molly Matthews.
Serving as active pallbearers will be, Coach Ronnie Shelley, Doyle Williams, Bernard Anglin, Jeremy Pope, Scott Love and Shane Clayton.