Stanley A. Clayton, Jr.

Stanley A. Clayton, Jr.

Zuni, VA
09.11.1946 - 01.30.2020
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On Thursday, January 30, 2020, Stanley A. Clayton, Jr. was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven by his Savior Jesus Christ. A faithful husband and a loving father and grandfather. He devoted his life to showing Christ’s love through selfless service in many ways.

Stanley was born in 1946. He was predeceased by his father, Stanley Clayton, Sr. and his sister, Lydia Dean.

He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Reba Clayton; his children, Cynthia Cofield, Michael Clayton, Sr. (Kelli), Carolyn Clayton, Mark Clayton (Sharon); 17 grandchildren; his mother, Julia P. Willis; brother, Daniel A. Clayton (Barbara); sisters, Karen C. Griffin (Ted) and Jevonne Willis; son-in-law, Jodie Cofield and countless nieces, nephews, cousins and adopted grandchildren and many friends.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 6 to 8PM in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory. A funeral service will be conducted on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 3PM in the Colosse Baptist Church. Burial will be private at Albert G. Horton with military honors. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Southern Correctional Ministries, 40 Kings Way, Hampton, VA 23669 or to Colosse Baptist Youth, 6361 Rhodes Dr, Windsor, VA 23487. Condolences may be registered at

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R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States

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Colosse Baptist Church
6361 Rhodes Dr.
Windsor , VA 23487
United States


Stanley, or Jr as I’ve always called him, was a beautiful, kind, loving man/cousin. He set a great example of what kind of man his sons/grandsons can hope to become. And the kind of man his daughters/ granddaughters hope to have for a life mate. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Everyone that did know him were blessed to have done so.

Susan Podruchny Hensley

So very sorry for your loss. I will be keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers in the coming days and weeks. He always had such a kind smile from what I remember. He Loved His Family! God Bless You all!

Crystal Colbert

So sorry for your loss. Will always remember him for helping us with the BBA RA track meet every year and running the softball competition.

Steven and Annette Cricker

Reba, I am so sorry to hear this. Stanley had a special place in my and John's heart. Stanley was so devoted to serving the Lord in making Him known to others. A very committed Christian and friend. Prayers for you and the family during this difficult time.

Nancy Moore

Stanley was one of the first people that I met when I first came to Windsor in the early 70'S. His quite genuine manner was comforting and consoling to everyone he came in contact with. He was always ready to talk about his God and his Jesus. Now he has gone home to share their kingdom.

T.m. hardison

I was Stanley's pastor from February 1998 until March 2003. Of all the churches I've had the opportunity to serve as pastor, it was at the Windsor Baptist Church that I met him. He was one of the finest deacons, youth workers and friends that I've ever had. He was one of a kind. May the peace and grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with his family. He will be so missed.

Pastor Tony Johnson

Reba, I am so sorry to hear of Stanley’s passing. You had the beautiful marriage and sweet love that everyone wishes for. He now has a perfect body and is with his beloved Jesus. May you have God’s comfort and peace to help you get through this difficult time. You and your family are in my prayers.

Joh Anne Michalczyk

Reba and family,
You were the first person I met when entering Colosse Babtist church. I have always thought of Stanley and yourself as the most kind and Christian people I know. It will miss Stanley's kind quiet demeanor and I know all that have known him will also. I am sure that his soul has soared to Our Savior's side and he is smiling each time he looks down upon you. Please know that our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Tracy and Steven Holland

The people of Trinity Lutheran Church in Pulaski wish to express our condolences with the family of Stanley Clayton, Jr. Through his son, Michael, and his family, we have come to know Stanley as a man of deep faith and warm witness with the hands of a true servant of Jesus. We pray for comfort, strength, and hope for all who are mourning Mr. Clayton's passing. Remember what Jesus said, "I am the resurrection and the life. All who believe in me, even though die, they shall be made alive." Because Jesus lives, so too Stanley lives.

Trinity Lutheran Church - Terrie Sternberg

Reba and family,
Eric and I were saddened when we heard the news. Stanley's job here was complete and God has called him home. He is hearing my good and faithful servant. Hugs 💗💗
Eric and Helen Tower

Helen and Eric Tower

Reba and family,
I am very sorry to hear of Stanley’s passing. He was very influential in my life as a child while attending Windsor Baptist Church in the Youth group, Impact Virginia, Sunday School, etc. I will never forget him. Hugs to you and the family!

Jennifer Meadows

Jennifer Meadows

Reba - I am so sorry to hear of your husband. I will be praying for you and your family. I didn't find out when the service was until it was over. Hugs my friend!!

Emily J. Reaves - Kello

Clayton family: sorry to hear of your lose. Stanley was a wonderful person. He was so good to my sons. My prayers are with u all.

Beverly Pemberton

Reba and Family, I am very sorry to hear the news about Stanley. He was a Great Christian Man and I know he influenced many people in a positive way. My prayers are with your family.

C W Carter, Jr.

C W Carter, Jr

Cynthia and family, Joanne Howell and I would like to say how sorry we are for your loss. Stanley will be missed by many. His light shone very bright for all to see.
Sincerely Diana

Diana Stowe

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