The Superior Express -

Clayton Myers

 

March 25, 2021

Clayton Edward Myers, the son of Barnes and Elizabeth (Sinn) Myers, was born Oct. 9, 1936, on a farm in rural Thayer Coun- ty between Gilead and Heb-ron. He died March 18, at the Parkview Haven Nursing Home at Deshler, at the age of 84 years, 5 months, 9 days.

Clay attended Hebron Public Schools. He was inducted into the United States Navy serving during the Korean War from September of 1954 to October of 1957. Returning home, he received his welding certificate from Milford Technical College. On April 21, 1963, he was united in marriage to Beverly Burkett at St. Mark's in Ruskin. Three children were born to this union. Clay lived in Hebron and Nelson. He worked in his black smith shop in Nelson for many years, and was a jack of all trades. He also worked for Moor Man's Feeds, and Quality Redi-Mix in Superior, Sutton and Edgar. He drove a truck for Don Wroughton and sold Chief grain bins. He was a member of the American Legion in Nelson. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and collecting guns. He was retired from the Nelson Volunteer Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Beverly; and an infant son.

Survivors include his daughter, Jodi (John) McLaughlin of Hastings; and his son, Darren (Dawn) Myers of Nelson; three grandchildren, Josh McLaughlin, Onja Myers and Keygan Myers; and great-grandson, Brandt McLaughlin; his sister, Iola Nighsonger and brother, Keith (Yvonne) Meyers, both of Modesto, Calif .; other relatives and friends.

Visitation was from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday with the family present to greet friends.

His funeral was at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 23, at Klawitter-Price Funeral Home, Nelson, Neb. Pastor Ethan Feistner officiated. Music was "The Lord's Prayer." Pallbears were Tony Deepe, Travis Deepe, Trenton Deepe, Chad Buresh, Austin Buresh, Josh McLaughlin and Brandt McLaughlin. Honorary pallbearers were John McLaughlin, Jon Myers and Roger Schoenrock. Interment with full military honors was in the Nelson Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to Nelson Fire and Rescue Squad or the Nelson Community Club.

Condolences may be sent to Klawitter-Price Funeral Home, 446 South Main St., Nelson, Neb. 68961 or in care of http://www.pricefuneralhomes. com .

Klawitter-Price Funeral Home of Nelson was in charge of the of arrangements.

 

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