Anthony Dale Clayton of Pepperell

1955 - 2023

US Veteran US Army


September 25, 2023
9 - 10 AM
CCF Ministries


September 25, 2023
CCF Ministries 105 Princeton Blvd, Lowell, MA 01852

Anthony Dale Clayton April 5, 1955– September 17, 2023

Anthony Dale Clayton, of Pepperell, Ma, affectionately known as Tony, TC, and Top Cat by those who knew him best, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 17th, 2023, at the age of 68, in Nashua, New Hampshire. Anthony was respected and loved by all who knew him. A true gentleman who always put his family first.

Anthony was born in Jasper, Alabama to the late Jesse Perry Jr. and the late Joyce Onita Clayton Tyree on April 5th, 1955.

After graduating from Lowell High School, he served briefly in the U.S. Army. He was employed at D&D Asphalt Paving, Inc. located in Lowell, MA, and previously employed at Pavex Inc., in Dracut, MA.  In his free time, Anthony enjoyed fishing, golfing, scuba diving, boxing, working out and riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his grand dog, Famous. But most of all he enjoyed time with family and friends.

He is survived by his children Cathlyn Taylor-Palo and her husband Seth of Shirley MA, Tricia Menzies of Methuen, MA, Latisha Childs and her husband Eugene of Los Angeles, CA, Latoya Rivera and her husband Gilceasar of Pepperell, MA, Valentina Wolterding of Billerica, MA, Jessica Kungulus and her husband Allan Ndichu of Lowell, MA, Natisha Pinero and her husband Emanuel of Pepperell, MA, Christina Muldoon, Valarie Clayton of Lowell, Ma, and Jarid Prescott of Lowell, MA. Fourteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and many nieces and nephews.

He was also the father of his late son, Shaland Allison 1976-2018.

He is survived by his sisters Julia Mae Hagler; Tonya Earline Tyree, and Robin Denise Tyree.

He was also the brother to the late Anita Marie Clayton 1958-2004.



Visiting hours are Monday, September 25th, from 9-10 am at CCF Ministries, 105 Princeton Blvd., Lowell, Ma 01852 with funeral service to follow immediately. Burial in Westlawn II Cemetery, Lowell, MA. Memorials may be made in his name to DDPO: Drunk Driving Prevention Organization. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

6 Condolences for Anthony Dale Clayton of Pepperell

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    Dorothy Clayton


    May the memories of Anthony (Tony) soften your grief and give you peace and healing.
    You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Dorothy Clayton

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    Condolences to all that knew and loved Anthony! May he rest in eternal peace & be with us all in heart, mind & spirit. I/we love you & will reflect on all of the great memories & times that we have shared with our families & friends!
    Love & Miss U!
    DL & The Family

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    Kelly Fortin


    My condolence to all of tony’s family and many friends who will miss u , but remember all the laughter u had with him and may u fly with the angels and family and friends there with u tell mike i said hi, be good up there see u later

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    Alfred Clayton


    Our deepest condolences to the family of our nephew Tony. May He rest in peace. From Al Clayton.

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    Paula Leeth-Potter


    Tonya, Robin and Family. I am Sadden to hear of your Loss. Anthony (Tony) was a Loving and very supportive person. He visited Mom while she was in the hospital a few years ago and she was so glad to see him. My only wish is that we had visited each other later as we had planned. But as it is said, our Plans are not God’s Plans. Continue to Love each other. Love Aunt EarLine, Paula, and Family

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    Bobbie Menzies


    Tony ,
    You were truly one of a kind. You will be greatly missed by so many. I know all who knew you, loved you.
    May you now rest in paradise with your loved ones and friends that have gone on before you.
    Sending my deepest condolences and prayers to all your family, and friends .
    I love you ?❤️‍? and so saddened by your leaving to soon. Love Bobbie ?

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