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Clayton Louis Peden, 87, passed from this life on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.
He was a son of the late Will and Pearl Crenshaw Peden.
A native resident of Glasgow, he is survived by his wife of 62 years, Helene Kopp Peden; seven children, Patricia Lynn Peden (Peter Kallassy), Sandra Peden Davis (Boyd ), Bruce Wayne Peden (Linda), Brian Louis Peden (Nellie), Don Clayton Peden (Cynthia), Michael Travis Peden (Cheryl) and Anthony Dean Peden (Rachel); 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was stationed at Biloxi, Mississippi, Anchorage, Alaska, and Tacoma, Washington. Clayton worked briefly for Boeing Aircraft company before resettling in Glasgow and making his living by farming, woodworking and furniture restoration.
Clayton was also an accomplished musician on several instruments. Most skillful at thumb-picking style guitar, he enjoyed entertaining, playing and singing. He was also a talented artist creating beautiful oil paintings and portraits. Clayton enjoyed time with family and church. He made many friends during his lifetime.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Published on January 25, 2018
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