Obituary: Brian ‘Clyde’ Claxton, 53, Bardstown

Brian “Clyde” Claxton, 53, of Bardstown, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. He was born March 18, 1965, in Bardstown. He was an employee of Conway-Heaton, and a member of the Baptist faith.


He was preceded in death by his mother, Georgia Claxton; his father, James Junior Duncan; and two brothers, Carlos Claxton and Robert “Red” Claxton.

He is survived by two sisters, Cynthia Claxton and Genita Claxton, both of Bardstown; six brothers, William “Lit” Lydian, Marion Jacobs, Michael (Darlene) Johnson and Dale (Melissa) Claxton, all of Bardstown, Tony (Theresa) Jacobs of Lexington and Dr. Ronald Claxton of Columbus, Ohio; a special friend, Lisa Stone of Bardstown; and a host of nieces and nephews.

The funeral is 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at the First Baptist Church of Bardstown with the Rev. Michael Smith officiating. Burial is in the Bloomfield Cemetery.

Visitation is 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at the church.

Memorial contributions may go toward his service.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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