A photo of Clayton G. “Clay” O’Donnell

Clayton G. “Clay” O’Donnell

July 29, 1930 - April 28, 2021

Clayton G. “Clay” O’Donnell, age 90, of North East, MD and New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, April, 28, 2021.

Born in Montcalm, WV, on July 29, 1930, he was a son of the late Charles and Ettie (Smith) O’Donnell. Clay served in the U.S. Army before making his living as a welder for Briggs. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and baseball. Clay will always be remembered for being a kind and gentle soul.

In addition to his parents, Clay was preceded in death by his wife, Norma (Bowman) O’Donnell and siblings, Edward O’Donnell, Irene Taylor, and Zola Davis. He is survived by his sons, Robert O’Donnell (Deborah Danis) of Millville, NJ and Kevin O’Donnell (Peggy) of North East, MD; brother, Carl O’Donnell of Bradenton, FL; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm on Monday, May 3, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, followed by a funeral service at 1:30 pm. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North Dupont Highway, New Castle, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Clay’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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5 Guestbook messages for Clayton G. “Clay” O’Donnell

  • So sorry for your loss. A beautiful tribute to your Dad. Prayers for your family.

  • Such a beautiful legacy. The video is beautiful. So privileged to have met Uncle Clay. Enjoyed the time we spent in his home looking at family pics, and going to some special places together. Wish we would have not been several states apart so we could have spent more time together. God be with the family during this time.. love you all❤️

  • So sorry for your loss. I didn’t know Dad, but i did get to know Mom a little, doing her hair a few times before she passed. My prayers are with you all.

  • Goodbye my brother, my friend,

  • Goodbye my brother, my friend