Clayton Owen Compton, 61


Clayton Owen Compton, 61, of Witt died Monday, Aug. 28, 2023, at 9:07 a.m. at Hillsboro Area Hospital

Cremation rites were accorded per Mr. Compton’s wishes, and no services are planned. Stiehl Dawson Funeral Home of Nokomis is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mr. Compton was born Sept. 7, 1961, in Hillsboro, to the late Walter and June (Jacobson) Compton. He married Sharon Fleming on July 8, 1995, in Groveland, and she survives.

A high school graduate, he had worked for 23 years as a painter with Local 157.  He loved riding his Harley Davidson motorcycles, fishing, hunting and camping. 

In addition to his wife, Mr. Compton is survived by his children, Christopher and Casey Compton, both of Omaha, NE, and stepdaughter, Shelly Carver of Witt; grandchildren, Heaven Xandria Rain Worthy and Isaha Worthy of Witt; brother, Bob (Faye) Compton of Panama; and sisters, Sandy (Leo) Miller of Sorento and Gail (Mark) Schulter of Pierron.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Tim R. Compton, on Dec. 8, 2020, and brother, Rich Compton on Aug. 29,2014.

Memorials may be directed to the family of Clayton Owen Compton, in care of Stiehl Dawson Funeral Home.

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