FARMINGTON — Clayton A. Greeley, 83, a resident of Livermore Falls, passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington surrounded by his loving family.

He was born Feb. 28, 1934, at his family home in Readfield, the son of Charles Greeley and Beatrice (Tibbetts) Greeley. Clayton attended school at Kents Hill. On April 28, 1952, he married Doris June Harlow at the First Baptist Church in Livermore Falls.

Clayton worked for Everett Mace for 10 years, then for International Paper in Jay, working on No. 3 paper machine super calendar winder and retired in 1993, after 35 years with the company. Clayton enjoyed retirement at Maranacook Lake in Readfield and his winters with his wife in Port Charlotte, Florida. Clayton’s life pleasures were playing golf, gardening, barbecues and boating with family and friends, and teaching his grandchildren how to fish.

He is survived by his loving wife, Doris June Greeley, of Livermore Falls, his sons; Stephen Greeley and his wife, Carolyn, of North Jay, and Scott Greeley and his wife, Ann, of Winslow, five grandchildren, Jarad and wife Maria, Russell and wife Krystal, William and wife Jaime, Christopher and fiancée Emily, and Jessica Greeley, his great-grandchildren, Hunter Thomas and Isla Marie, his brother, Douglas Greeley and his wife Helen of Hallowell, niece, Leanne Greeley and nephew, David Greeley.

He was predeceased by his parents, his sister, Caroline Greeley, his son, Thomas Clayton Greeley, grandson, Stephen Greeley Jr. and nephew, Joseph Greeley.

Clayton was a devoted husband, father and friend. He will be remembered for his love of outdoor adventures and his dedication to his hard work ethic, which carries on in his memory.

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