Clayton Norman Grinkey, 79, of Orlando, Florida passed away on September 5th, 2012 at his home. Clayton was born in East Tawas, Michigan the son of Kenneth Ellis and Leona Blanch (Moore) Grinkey. He served in the U.S. Army as a SSG in the Korean War and retired from the military working in telecommunications. Clayton was well known among family and friends as having a big loving heart, always wanting to help and taking care of his family.
He is preceded in death by daughter, Lynn Hinojosa. Clayton leaves to cherish his memory, his four daughters, Annette Grinkey, of Green Bay, WI; Paulette Geyer, of Orlando; Christina Stern, of Lincoln, MI; Tricia Grinkey, of Orlando; son, Kenneth Grinkey, of Clermont; 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Clayton is also survived by three sisters, Veronica Clark, of Michigan; Penny Zynda, of Las Vegas; Julie Adams, of Illinois; and his companion Dolores Birch of Orlando.
The funeral service will be held at Dobbs Funeral Home on Saturday, September 8th, 2012 at 3:00 pm with Pastor J.D. Sullivan officiating.