Clayton E. Moneymaker, 95, of Huntsville, died Tuesday at Huntsville Hospital.
Mr. Moneymaker was a proud patriot who served in the South Pacific during WWII. He worked at Redstone Army Missile Command from 1956 until retirement. Post retirement, he became very active in the American Legion though he had been a member since 1950. He served the Legion as District 12 Commander, Division One Commander, Department Commander of Alabama, and Adjutant for over 20 years. Mr. Moneymaker was instrumental in financing, establishing and building the present home of Post 237. The Legion presented him numerous awards including Man of the Year Award and Lifetime Support and Volunteer Service Award. Mr. Moneymaker also served as Exaulted Ruler of BPO ELKS. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Juanita.
Survivors include daughters, Marcia Moneymaker Campbell and Sandy Moneymaker; grandsons, Pace, Jae and Miles Walker; three great-grandchildren; sister Charlene Payne; and niece Patty Lynn Cline.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Laughlin Service Funeral Home, followed by the funeral service. There will be an Honor Guard Military graveside service at Maple Hill Cemetery.