January 16, 1929 ~ July 13, 2021

Born in: Yancey County, North Carolina
Resided in: Hendersonville, North Carolina

Clayton David King, 92, of Hendersonville, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021 in his residence.

Born in Yancey County, he was the husband of the late Kathleen (Ray) King, and the son of the late Marion and Cordelia (Robinson) King. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Rodden; two brothers: Eugene and Roy King; and three sisters: Pauline Harris, Bertha McGraw and Willie Harris.

Clayton is survived by a daughter, Linda Seay (Jeff) of Hendersonville; three grandsons: Wayne Rodden (Alicia) and Matthew (Sommer) and Jeremy (Bethann) Buchanan; seven great-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Cane Creek Cemetery in Fairview with Pastor Tony Birkhead officiating. Clayton will lie in state at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian from 8 AM until 5 PM Friday, July 16 and from 8 AM until 12:00 PM Saturday, July 17 for those who would like to view and sign the register book. At other times, the family will be at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Four Seasons Hospice, 571 S. Allen Rd., Flat Rock, NC 28731.

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.

Services

For those who wish to pay their respects: July 16, 2021 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Room: Dogwood

For those who wish to pay their respects: July 17, 2021 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704

(828)687-3530
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Room: Dogwood

Graveside Service: July 17, 2021 2:00 pm

Cane Creek Cemetery
Grave Yard Road
Fairview, NC 28730


View current weather.

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.
  • Hidden
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook