Donald R. Claypoole

Donald R. Claypoole

Donald R. Claypoole, 86, of Emlenton, Richland Twp., Clarion County, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 8, 2014 at UPMC Northwest in Seneca.
Mr. Claypoole was born in Kittanning on November 12, 1927.  He was the son of the late Craig and Oda Campbell Claypool.
Don attended the St. Petersburg United Methodist Church. He was employed as a truck driver for many years and was a proud member of The Million Mile Club. He was a member of Canby Lodge #520 F&AM in St. Petersburg. He was an avid and talented golfer and had scored a hole in one eight times.
Don was married to the former Donna C. Hahn on June 11, 1948. Mrs. Claypoole preceded him death on March 13, 2013.
He is survived by a son, Mitchell R. Claypoole and his wife, Terri, of West Springfield, two step granddaughters, Cindy Grazioli of East Brady and Carrie Vercuski of Streetsboro, OH;  four step grandchildren, and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents and wife, Don was preceded in death by a son, Michael C. Claypool.
A private family service was held Saturday morning, May 10, 2014, at the Hile Funeral Home Inc., St. Petersburg, with the Rev. Dan Myers, pastor of St. Petersburg United Methodist Church, officiating.  Interment followed at St. Petersburg Cemetery.   Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Petersburg United Methodist Church, PO Box 281, St. Petersburg, PA 16054.  Condolences may be sent by visiting www. hilefh.com.
 

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