Dorsey Marshall Clayton

Clayton, Dorsey Marshall

May 22, 1908 – Dec 19, 2004

Dorsey passed peacefully at Campbell River Hospital on Sunday, December 19, 2004. He was predeceased by his son Johnny Clayton; daughter Shirley Pattison; and 9 brothers and sisters. Dorsey is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Melba; son Greg (Susan) of Campbell River; daughter-in-law Carol of Comox; grandchildren: Joanne (Dave), Jill (Phil), Holly (Kyle) and Kyle; great-grandchildren: Tyler and Megan; sister Geneva Baird of Campbell River; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Dorsey farmed in Alberta until 1948 then moved to the Comox Valley where he was a hand faller at Comox Logging. He

retired from falling in 1973 from Kelsey Bay and then moved

to Campbell River to enjoy salmon fishing and “gardening”. Dorsey boxed professionally from 1930 until 1936. Donations in Dorsey’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society Resource Centre, 1423-B 16th Ave., Campbell River, B.C. V9W 2E4 would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to ISLAND FUNERAL SERVICES AND ELK FALLS Crematorium, #103 – 909 ISLAND HIGHWAY, CAMPBELL RIVER.