Jun. 27, 2006 Keyser Mineral County West Virginia, USA
Keyser WV- Clayton R Ackley, 91, went to be with his wife Evangeline and his daughter Gail, on June 27, 2006. He passed away at the Heartland nursing facility in Keyser, West Virginia after a short illness. Clayton was born May 7, 1915 in Cutler, Maine. Clayton was the youngest of 12 children, born to Ezra Allen Ackley, Jr. and Annie Eudora Davis. He attended Baxter State School for the Deaf in Portland. He married Evangeline Smith on May 21, 1943. He was retired from Viner Shoe Factory in Bangor. Clayton lived with his family in Machiasport until 1960, when the family moved to the Bangor area. He later moved to the Eddington area. He lived in an assisted living facility in Brewer for several years before moving to his son's home in Springfield, West Virginia last August. He was a life long outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. One of his greatest joy's was duck hunting with his late brother Carroll and his beloved Labrador Retrievers. In earlier years he was socially active with the deaf community in the state of Maine. Clayton was predeceased by his wife, Evangeline and his daughter, Gail Ackley-Hodgins.