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William "Bill" Clayton

April 6, 1963 — January 14, 2023


William “Bill” Emery Clayton passed away January 14, 2023. He was born April 6, 1963, in Salem, Oregon.  

He enjoyed camping, fishing, and bike riding as he grew up.  Bill attended North Salem High School and graduated in 1981.  He then joined and served a few years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Later, he moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, and met and married Letty Tree.  They had twin boys, Edward and James. Later they moved to Richfield, Idaho.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Letty; his father, William Austin Clayton; and stepfather, Ken Pavelek.  Bill is survived by his mother, Joan Pavelek; sister, LeighAnn (Tim) Allen; stepbrother, Dean Pavelek; aunt, Carol (Kent) Miller; and several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and cousins.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, January 20, 2023, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Highway 93, Richfield, Idaho.  Graveside service will conclude at Richfield Cemetery.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on Bill’s memorial webpage at

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Friday, January 20, 2023

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