Vestal - Clayton Victor Hotchkiss, born March 10, 1925, Wellsboro, PA., graduated to his Heavenly home, April 17, 2018. He was preceded to home by his wife of 51 years, Winfred Ruth Smith Hotchkiss, his parents Ernes Hotchkiss, and Tina B. Hotchkiss, two sisters, Estelle Octerski and Ann Steele. He is survived by his daughters, Vicki Westbrook, and Karen H. Flood, 6 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 2 great great-grandchildren.
Clayton was a Seaman, First Class WWII, US Navy Veteran, and retired long time employee of IBM Corp. His memorial will be observed at Calvary Baptist Tabernacle, 729 Main Street, Vestal, New York where he was a longtime member. The family will receive friends at the church Friday, April 18, 2018 from 11a.m. until time of service at 12:00p.m., with Rev. Paul Williams officiating. Burial will be in Vestal Park Cemetery at the convenience of the family.