Clinton Barclay Lairson
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Clinton Barclay Lairson
  • September 14, 1936 - April 1, 2017
  • Florida

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Born and raised in Hamilton, Ohio; the only child of Bradley Lairson and Mable (Rader) Lairson, and is where his first daughter, Sherry (Lairson) Floyd, was born w/ his first love while serving as a Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps as a mechanical engineer during the Korean conflict.

After having 2 other daughters, Deborah (Lairson) Croft and April (Lairson) Bennett, w/ his second love, moved to Melbourne, Fl., where he worked 30 yrs. in construction, then as an Amusement Park Manager for 18 yrs. at Tybee Is., Ga. before moving in w/ his youngest daughter and her family in Rockledge, Fl., remaining there 14 yrs. until his death.

He was a long-time member of the American Legion - Post 81, and a life-time member of the Legion Riders; spending countless hours participating in activities including Toy Run, Road Guard, Christmas Gift Wrapping, Parade Marches as Flag Bearer, Meals Preparation at Wickham Park for the yearly Veterans' Memorial Wall Week, volunteer for Legion Casino Nights, and the weekly Chicken Dinners.

His third love was his passion of Living and Riding Free on his motorcycles, which started in his early teens and continued throughout his life, as did flea marketing.

His bloodline is carried out through his daughters, 5 Grandsons, 1 Granddaughter, and 6 Great Grandchildren.
No services will be held; however, a memorial is planned on May 20, 2017 from 2-5 pm at The American Legion - Post 81, 2909 Harbor City Blvd, Melbourne, Fl. 32901, for family and friends wanting to pay respect.