Clayton G. Schwab, 66, of Elma, NY and formerly of Batavia, died Wednesday (October 24, 2012) at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo after a lengthy illness.
He was born in Batavia, NY on April 10, 1946, a son of the late Loren Schwab and Thelma Wagner Schwab of Batavia.
Clayton was a Vietnam Veteran, having served with the U.S. Army Green Berets Special Forces. He was a former Deputy Sheriff for Genesee County and was a Vascular Sales Representative for Unetixs Vascular, prior to his retirement.
Mr. Schwab was an avid hunter and enjoyed storytelling, traveling and riding his motorcycle. He was a member of Fellowship Bible Church in Ohio, where he traveled on several mission trips. Clayton and his wife also attended The Chapel in Getzville, NY. But most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Surviving besides his mother, is his wife of 22 years, Beverly Ehrhardt Schwab of Elma. Daughter, Tamara Boothe of Florida. Grandchildren, Leo Schwab, Shona (Matthew) Ramos and Loren Clayton Schwab. Great-granddaughter, Abrianna. God children, Samantha, Brittney and Nicholas Meek. Sisters, Bonnie Morgan of Batavia and Kathleen Sparks of Williamson, NY. Father in-law and mother in-law, Robert and Martha Ehrhardt of North Chili, NY. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Friends may gather to share memories and condolences with the family on Sunday (October 28th) from 2-5pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, where services will be Monday at 11am, officiated by Pastor Lud Golz.
Interment with full military honors will be in North Byron Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Foundation.
Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net
Arrangements were entrusted to the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY 14020. Ronald Konieczny II, Director & Proprietor.