William “Bill” J. Claycomb

February 17, 1946 - April 21, 2017 Kennett Square, PA | Age 71 Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather

William “Bill” J. Claycomb, age 71 of Kennett Square, PA died Friday April 21, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Linda Mae Gutowski Claycomb, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Born in Lansing NC, he was the son of the late Marvin and Willa Mae Miller Claycomb.

During his childhood, Bill loved motor cross dirt bikes. He was an Aircraft Mechanic for Boeing Company for 46 years, retiring in 2009. He was a longtime member of the Kennett Square Missionary Baptist Church. He loved fishing on any body of water but especially close to home at Anson B. Nixon Park. He was a longtime collector of Indian Artifacts as he was proud of his Indian heritage.

Survivors include in addition to his wife Linda, two sons, William E. Claycomb of Chester County, PA and Mark A. Claycomb and his wife Faith of West Jefferson NC; one daughter, Jennifer Calderon of Kennett Square, PA; six grandchildren, Katelyn, Crystal, Mark Jr., Zackary, Katarina and Joshua and four great-grandchildren, Luke, Cloey, Priscilla, and Levi.

You are invited to visit with Bill’s family and friends from 9-11AM Wednesday April 26, 2017 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348. A funeral service celebrating Bill’s life will follow at 11AM. Interment will be held privately. Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust St. Philadelphia, PA 19103. To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit www.griecocares.com

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American Cancer Society

1626 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103



April 26, 2017 9-11AM Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc.
250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348

Funeral Service

April 26, 2017 11AM Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc.
250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348


  1. R.I.P. Billy! My condolences to the family.

    Tony Talamonti | May 6, 2017 at 10:58 AM
  2. I worked with Bill at Boeing. He was upbeat and fun to be around.
    Charlie WERNER

    Charlie Werner | April 26, 2017 at 4:52 PM
  3. Hello Mark and family:
    I would like to send my sincere condolences at the loss of your father. May God comfort you in this time of loss and sadness. We will be praying for you. Love Phyllis and Arthur Dunfee

    Phyllis Dunfee | April 24, 2017 at 4:18 AM

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