Follow Us On:

Billy Wayne Clanton

Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024 at 10:40 am

Billy Wayne Clanton, 78, of Shelbyville died May 30, 2024. Funeral Services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Rev. Eddie Reed officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 12 p.m.

He was a native of Shelbyville; a graduate of Bell Buckle High School; former employee of Rock City Construction; former Co-Owner of Clanton Paving; current Co-Owner of Clanton Pipe; a member of the Baptist Church and a member of Shelbyville Benevolent Lodge No. 122.  He was a veteran of Duck River Speedway where he raced for many years.

His most important role was being a loving dad and grandfather who was loved by all his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, C.J. Clanton Jr. and Frances Blackwell Clanton and the love of his life, Dorothy Arwood.

He is survived by his daughter, Sandra Elizabeth Clanton; brothers, Alvin Ray Clanton (Sue), Jerry Lee Clanton (Phyllis); a sister, Shirley Clanton Davis (“Bo”); two grandchildren, Amber and Whitney; five great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Tylen “Bubba,” Grayson, Devin, Bella, and a great-great-grandchild, Kinsleigh.