YORK BEACH, Maine - Clayton F. Adjutant, 93, of 1 Seamist Lane, died Sunday, Aug. 24, at his residence.
He was born in York, the son of George and Harriet (Norton) Adjutant. He attended York schools and was a 1928 graduate of York High School.
Clayton was a life-long resident of York Beach. In 1947 he began living with his brother Vincent?s family at 21 Church St., York Beach. He resided there 39 years, until he built his last residence at the age of 77 on 1 Seamist Lane.
Mr. Adjutant and his friend, Forest Wiggin, owned a business, which built, restored and repaired houses. They built many houses in the York area. He also worked at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, retiring after 20 years.
Clayton was a York Beach Fireman and received his 50-year pin. He continued to support the firehouse up until recently. He enjoyed fishing and hunting in the Maine woods.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Linwood and Vincent Adjutant, and by three sisters, Elaine Budd, Shirley Whitney and Mavis Wilson.
Survivors include a sister, Patricia Langille of York, eleven nieces and nephews and fourteen grandnieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, in the Union Congregational Church, Church St., York Beach. Visiting hours Thursday, 6 ? 8 p.m. at the Lucas & Eaton Funeral Home, 91 Long Sands Rd., York. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the York Beach Fire Dept., P.O. Box 70, York Beach, ME 03911.