Clayton A. Weist age 96 of
He was born
Clayton retired as Principal
of Princeton Community High School in 1973 after serving in that capacity for
22 years. Clayton attended
Clayton began teaching at
Clayton was a member of the Broadway Christian Church where he served as Deacon, Elder, Church Board, and Treasurer. He was a member of the American Legion Post 25, V.F.W. Post 1147, Prince Lodge 321 F&A.M., Kiwanis Club where he served as President and Treasurer, member of the Retired Teachers Association serving as President for 17 years. He received a Southern Indiana Principal Association Award in 1973, an Outstanding Service to Retired Teachers Award in 1975. In 1979 he was inducted in to the Indiana Football Hall of Fame, received a Prince of Princeton Award. In 1982 he was one of the first original inductee’s into the Wabash College Athletic Hall of Fame.
Clayton is survived a son and daughter-in-law Robert and Nancy Weist, Danville, Il, daughter and son-in-law; Sharon and David Grayson, Vincennes, IN ; 3 grandchildren Tim Weist, Andrew Grayson and Kathryn Grayson, 1 great grandchild Brenden Grayson, 2 nieces Betty Jo Adams and Becky Roberson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary E. Weist in 1988, parents, brothers and sisters, Myrtle Davison, Roy Weist, Minnie Cline, Margaret “Mag” Phillips and Frank Weist.
Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Colvin Funeral Home with the Rev. John Dunn officiating, burial will be in the Columbia “White” Church Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Colvin Funeral Home 3 until Friday, where there will be a Masonic Memorial Service at Friday. V.F.W. Post 1147 will conduct Military Graveside Services.