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Official Obituary of

Clayton Drumheller

July 26, 1928 ~ August 11, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Clayton Drumheller Obituary

Clayton Drumheller,  a remarkable man whose life was defined by service, family, and cherished pastimes, peacefully passed away on August 11, 2023, at the Gino Merli Veterans Center. He was 95 years old.

Born on July 26, 1928, in Shenandoah, Clayton was the son of Elmer and Margaret (Morerello) Drumheller. He grew up in the Zion Grove and Nuremberg area, where he forged strong connections within the community.

Clayton's journey through life was marked by dedication and commitment. He proudly served his country as a Corporal in the Army during the Korean War, a testament to his unwavering patriotism. After returning from service, he established himself as a clerk, working at Acme Markets until his well-deserved retirement.

A man of diverse talents and interests and a jack of all trades, he was a true artisan, firing ceramics in his own kiln and creating beautiful pieces. His love for creativity extended to his captivating model train collection and display.

Clayton's also attended the United Methodist Church in Nuremberg and was was a member of the Nuremberg American Legion, Post 699.

A devoted husband to his late wife, Shirley Drumheller, he is survived by his sons, Dennis and Randy, both of Zion Grove. He will be deeply missed by his grandchildren, Jamie, Samantha, and Madison, as well as his five great-grandchildren, with another one on the way.

Clayton's is survived by sisters, Doris Bennie of Arizona and Ruth Shuman of North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Betty Carter, John Drumheller, Donald Drumheller, Allen Drumheller, and Selena Bond-Brumitt.

Friends and family are invited to pay their respects during  a graveside Memorial service, which will be followed by committal with Military Honors at  the Nuremberg Cemetery on Monday, August 21st, 2023, at 11 AM.

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Memorial Service
August 21, 2023

11:00 AM
Nuremberg Cemetery, Schuylkill County, Zion Grove, PA


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