Obituaries

Clayton “Claydog” Damron, age 69, of New London, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 due to a stroke at Fisher Titus Medical Center.
He was born on May 29, 1949 at New London Hospital to the late Milford and Rosie Gay (nee Sturgill) Damron.
Clayton was a 1967 New London High School graduate and a lifelong New London resident. He was a member of the New London Eagles and served on their board. He will be fondly remembered as a “Jack of all trades and a master of none”.
Clayton is survived by his children, Justin (Shannon) Damron, Tracy (Rodney) Allen and Tami (Brian) Harp; nine grandchildren; one great grandchild; sisters, Shirley (David) Williams, Audrey (David) Smith and Gail (Steve) Krisha.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral service was held Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at the Eastman Funeral Home, 200 West Main St., New London. Interment took place in Grove Street Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed towards the family in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at: www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.


Arlene Elizabeth King, age 93, former resident of Willard, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Altercare Nursing Home in Bucyrus, Ohio.
She was born on November 5, 1924 in Lockport, New York and was raised by her mother, Hazel (Walker) and step father, Dudley Crane. Arlene enjoyed dancing and playing golf, where she was a club champion for five years and also first runner-up for five years. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and working at her daughter's Hallmark Store in Willard.
Arlene is survived by her daughter, Karel (Jim) Davis of Shelby; two sons, Dudley King of Sunbury, Ohio, and David (Deborah) King of Defiance, Ohio; three grandchildren, Matthew (Jacqueline) King Lewis Center, Ohio, Ethan King, and Oliver King both of Defiance, Ohio; three great grandchildren, Lydia Ann King, Jocelyn F. King, and Jameson King.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 67 1/2 years, Wallace King in 2011, and a daughter-in-law, Susan King.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Grace United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.


Kenneth R. Adams of Wickenburg, Ariz., and formerly of Willard, passed away on August 3.
He was a 1949 graduate of Willard High School, and was in the US Army for 21 years serving in both Korea and Vietnam. He was discharged as a first sargeant.
He was the son of Jack Reese Adams and Louise Shepard. He was preceded in death by broth Jack Jr. and sister Dorothy Wilkinson.
A private graveside service was held on Sept. 21 at New Haven Cemetery.






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