Clytus N. Welker, 84, of Valley Park, Missouri, died April 8, 2019, after a brief illness. He was born on June 28, 1934, son of Naman and Flora Welker of Bollinger County in the Scopus Community near Marble Hill.
Clytus served in the US Army, March 1955 to March 1957 and received an honorable discharge. In July of 1957, upon his return, he married Sally Ann Barton of Valley Park. Sally passed away December 1998 after the couple had enjoyed 42 years of marriage. They resided their entire marriage in Valley Park and he retired from Laclede Gas during Sally’s illness.
Clytus enjoyed hunting and fishing, camping, boating and weekends spent at Clearwater Lake.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Loren Welker, (Patsy) of Marble Hill, Clyde Welker, (Helen) of Fenton, and a sister, Maxine Bridges, (Clyde) of Jackson, Missouri.
Surviving are a brother, Larry L. Welker, of Marble Hill, a host of nieces and nephews scattered about and many friends and neighbors who were like family to Clytus in Valley Park, Missouri.
Clytus will be laid to rest at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens on April 12, 2019 after grave side rights at 2:00pm.