January 27, 1931 - August 26, 2021
Burial Date: August 31, 2021
Murrell Thomas Claybrook, 90, of Lynchburg passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021, peacefully at home. He was the husband of Joyce Fariss Claybrook for 66 years.
Mr. Claybrook was born in Charlotte County, January 27, 1931, son of the late Richard Baxter Claybrook and Fannie Maude Palmer Claybrook. He was a charter member of Lakewood Baptist Church, where he served faithfully for many years, a U. S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a retired employee of Old Dominion Box Company.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Tom E. Claybrook (Brandy) of Lynchburg; a daughter, Donna C. Reynolds (Irvin) of Matthews, N.C.; seven grandchildren, Michael and Chris Claybrook of Lynchburg, Matthew Reynolds of Matthews, N.C., Hannah McFarland (Rafael) of Forest, Mary Katherine Lapole of Cincinnati, OH, Angela Guthrie of Alexandria, and Kimberly Guthrie of Lynchburg; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Eugene “Gene” Claybrook of Lynchburg; and a son-in-law, Winston Guthrie. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan C. Guthrie; and a brother, Jerry Claybrook (Doris).
A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Irvin Reynolds.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Monday, August 30, 2021 at the funeral home.