At C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia with his family by his side on Saturday, May 18,
2013. CLAYTON GRANT JOHNSON, 89 years,
of Petrolia and formerly of Watford.
Clayton was the loving husband of
67 years to Dorothy (nee Sisson). He will be missed by his children Jim and
Wilma Johnson, Jean Price and Fred Perkins, and Lyle and Marjorie Johnson, his
grandchildren Angela (Jason) Lyon, Pat (Cheryl) Johnson, Debbie (Tim) Whiting,
Dennis (Teresa) Johnson, Devin (Michelle) Johnson, and Kim (Anthony) Rizzetto,
and his twelve great grandchildren.
Clayton is also survived by his sister Dorothy Perkins and Les Wright,
his brother Ollie and Shirley Johnson,
and his sister-in-law Ilene Johnson, and his brother-in-law Allan and Ada Sisson
. Clayton was predeceased by his
parent’s Stanley and Beatrice (nee Capes) Johnson, his sister’s Gladys (Ervin) Saunders, Doris
(Oscar) Saunders, Winnifred (Frank) Johnson, Blanche (Ken) Mansfield, and Mildred (Bernie) Smith and his
brother’s Wilton (Edna) Johnson and Harold Johnson. Clayton farmed most of his life near Watford,
but his true passion was hunting, his dogs, and raising and caring for Belgian
horses. Visitors will be received on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia
where a funeral service will be held Saturday, May, 25, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Pat Milliken of St. Paul’s united Church
officiating. Interment in Wyoming
Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy,
memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian
Diabetes Association or C.E.E. Hospital Foundation (Continuing Care). Memories, condolences, and pictures may be
shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.