Clayton Raymond Suggs, Jr., 83, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019, at his home.
Born in Greensboro, Mr. Suggs was a son of the late Clayton Raymond Suggs, Sr. and Louise Hall Suggs. He was also preceded in death by a grandchild, Crystal Capps, a great-grandchild, Peyton Suggs; two brothers, Joe and Johnny Suggs, and a sister, Athalia Ball. He served in both the US Army and Navy and retired from Southern Railroad.
He enjoyed gardening and yard work, his dog Jake, and especially being with his family and meeting and reminiscing with other retired railroad men.
His family include his wife of 60 years, Virginia Davis Suggs; three sons, Ray Suggs (Angie), Earl Suggs (Dane) and George Suggs (Donna); four daughters, Leisa Capps (Rickey), Wanda Wilson, Marlene Catalano, and Anita Oloff (Peter); ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one sister, Susan Hardin.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian, with Mr. Tom Rhodes officiating. Burial will follow at Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery,
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Tuesday.
Flowers will be appreciated or memorials may be made to one’s favorite charity.