W. Curtis Claycomb, 92, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of Claysburg, passed away Monday at the Village.
He was born in Weyant, son of the late Harry and Ardella (Weyandt) Claycomb. He married Violet Jane Weyant on July 24, 1943, in Cumberland, Md., and she passed away Feb. 20, 2000.
Surviving are a son, Jed D. and wife, Jane, of Claysburg; three grandchildren: Troy and Bryan Claycomb and Ashley Walters; four great-grandchildren: Jazlyn Claycomb, twins Aaron and Devon Walters, and Aubrey Walters; a sister, Leah Belle Hofmann of Baltimore, Md.; and a brother, Sheldon of Osterburg.
He was preceded in death by six brothers: Merle, Dean, Alton, Vernon, Rayford and Darle; and a sister, Opal.
Curtis retired in 1985 from Sproul Stone and Lime and previously had worked at General Refractories and the Pennsylvania Railroad. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was a member of the Claysburg American Legion. He attended Queen United Methodist Church.
Curtis enjoyed flowers, gardening, bus trips, auto racing and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Queen United Methodist Church, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, Pastors Robert VanNatta and Gary Blankley officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Claysburg Area Public Library.
Arrangements are by Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg.