Clayton C Grow

Born: Sat., May 19, 1945
Died: Tue., Mar. 23, 2021


1:00 PM to 1:30 PM, Sat., Apr. 03, 2021
Location: Wesley UMC

Memorial Service

1:30 PM Sat., Apr. 03, 2021
Location: Wesley UMC

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Clayton C. Grow, 75, of Winchester, was called home on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at Reid Health in Richmond.  He was born on May 19, 1945, in Monmouth County Whales, Great Britain to Lloyd “Shorty” Grow and Glenys Mae (Jones) Grow. 

Clayton was a 1964 graduate of Lee Driver High School.  He retired after 38 years from Anchor Glass.  Clayton served in the Air Force during Vietnam where he refueled bombers in Guam.  He attended Wesley UMC in Union City and considered them family.  He was a faithful fan of the Falcons, the Indiana Bulls and Huntington College.  Clayton never met a stranger and enjoyed helping others. 

Clayton is survived by his wife of 51 years Doris (Hahn) Grow; three sons, Anthony C. (Robin) Grow of Farmingville, NY, Shane Grow of New Castle, and Geoffrey (Nikki) Grow of Winchester; grandchildren, Jordan (Janaye) Grow of Winchester, Brandon Grow of Winchester, Ethan Grow of Farmingville, NY, and Molly Grow Farmingville, NY; great grandchildren, Zoe Nikkel Grow and Blake Alexander Grow; brother, Craig (Karla) Grow of Fort Wayne; two sisters, Glenda Claypoole of Richmond, and Gloria (Ralph) Hicks of Arizona; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Clayton is preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Michael Grow and Geoffrey Grow.

A service to celebrate Clayton’s life will be at 1:30 p.m., on Saturday April 3, 2021, at Wesley UMC, 515 W. Oak Street, Union City, IN, with Pastor Geoff Grow officiating.  Friends and family may call from 1-1:30 p.m., at the church.

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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Charles and Christina Sloan
   Posted Fri March 26, 2021
So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

Steve Lawrence
   Posted Sun March 28, 2021
Clayton was my big brother that I never had as a child. I admired him from afar

Rosalind Younger
   Posted Sun March 28, 2021
Both Clayton & his wife were so good to Jack when it became increasingly difficult for him to walk into work. They were always there to help him get in. Prayers during this difficult time!!!

Tom D Byrum
   Posted Mon March 29, 2021
Sending prayers to Clayton's family and friends. I always enjoyed my basketball conversations with Clayton.

David Judice
   Posted Thu April 01, 2021

Among the Clouds Basket was sent by David .

Our Deepest Sympathy, David & Carol Judice

Karen Mills
   Posted Mon April 05, 2021
Doris, I just found out about Clayton. So very sorry for your loss. Karen
   Posted Sun May 09, 2021
My sympathies Doris and Craig, along with family.
God bless, Mitch