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Julius (JC) Ray Claypool, 62, Adair County, KY (1952-2015)

He was a devoted husband, loving father, and a friend to everyone. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War, and a resident of the Breeding Community at the time of his death. He leaves behind a wife and four grown children. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and was proud to serve his Country.
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Julius Ray Claypool, 62, of Breeding, Kentucky, died Thursday, March 19, 2015 at his home with his wife at his side.

A graveside service with full Military Honors will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 10amCT/11amET, at the Mill Springs National Cemetery, 9044 W KY 80, Nancy, KY 42544

Survivors include:
  • His wife, Kelli Claypool

  • Two sons: Julius Lee Claypool of Covington, Kentucky, and Spencer Claypool of Breeding, Kentucky

  • Two step-daughters: Brandi Dagit of Palm Harbor, Florida, and Britni Dagit of Spring Hill, Florida

  • Two brothers: Ross Claypool of Erlanger, Kentucky, and Joseph Claypool of Port Richey, Florida

  • Two granddaughters: Jewel Claypool and Kylee Claypool, both of Covington, Kentucky

  • Several nieces, nephews, and cousins
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Larry, and two sisters, Mary and Ruby. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be directed to the Julius Claypool Memorial Fund

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Julius (JC) Claypool, 62, Adair County, KY (1952-2015)

2015-03-22 - Cranmer Dining Center, 430 Helen Flatt Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Kelli Claypool.

Julius (JC) Claypool, 62, Adair County, KY (1952-2015)

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