Gary Leon “Rerun” Clayton, 76, passed away January 25, 2018 in Lebanon, Tennessee. He was born October 24, 1941 in Newburgh, Indiana to the late George E. Clayton and Ruby Lee Burton Clayton. Brothers: Jimmy Clayton, George D. Clayton.
Survivors include his wife: Martha E. King Clayton; children: Gary L. “Bo”(Eleanor) Clayton and Matthew W. Clayton (Kimberly Butler-fiance’); grandchildren: Anthony L. Clayton, Alana T. Clayton, Camryn Clayton and Cassidy Clayton; sisters-in-law: Linda (Jackie) Tankersley , and Wanda Clayton; brother-in-law: Garry Miller; daughter-in-law: Stacey Elmore Clayton; nephews: Jason Tankersley and John Tankersley; Patsy Ludwig, and a host of cousins from the Clayton, Hill, Burton and King families. He is also survived by close friends: Susan Goldmann, Connie Cahoon, Harry Poss, Francis Northcutt, Bill Climmer, Lakeland Electric co-workers.
Rerun previously lived in Nashville, Memphis, and Henderson, KY. He was a member of the 1959 Senior Class at Hume-Fogg Academic High School, a Licensed Electrical Contractor, Visual and Sound Engineer and Electrical Estimator/Contractor. He had worked for Lakeland Electric, Cookville, TN.
In addition to being “Rerun”, he was also known as “Walking Code Book.” He served as a Deacon and Choir Member at Hillhurst Baptist Church and Two Rivers Baptist Church. He loved Gospel Music and Jazz, Fishing, Movies, avid reader of Mysteries and his pets Henry, Lucy, and Ziggy.
Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm, February 17, 2018 at Eastland Baptist Church, 1215 Gallatin Avenue, Nashville, TN 37206.