John Clayton (Clay) Carrington |

John Clayton (Clay) Carrington

Post IndependentGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

John Clayton (Clay) Carrington passed away July 29, 2009 in Glenwood Springs at the age of 68. John was born in Collbran, CO on Sept. 21, 1940 to John Wesley (Jack) Carrington and Mary Carrington (Myers). John was married to Darlene Carrington (Schilling) in 1960 in Glenwood Springs, CO. They were married for 31 years. John was a lineman for Holy Cross Electric Company. He grew up working the ranch and playing on the land near Vega Reservoir before moving to Glenwood Springs in the late 1940’s. It was there he met his wife Darlene & they raised their three sons. Clay & Darlene started on one of the first Bed & Breakfasts named the Sojourners Inn. It was there that they met a good many friends. Clay’s passion had anything to do with the ancient people & artifacts of the desert southwest. He was especially proud of his Indian arrowhead collection & his ability for growing cactus plants. He was a dedicated husband, father and employee. He will be truly missed by Many. John is survived by his sons Monty, Chris, and Dean Carrington, sister Susan Lane, of Grand Junction, CO, aunt and uncle Bill and Nadine Carrington of Everett Wash, Uncle, Lee Mestas, of Glenwood Springs, CO, niece Mandy Lane, and his five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Darlene. No services are planned at this time.

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