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Clayton Knight passed away on June 4, 2019. He was born on December 10, 1983 in Des Moines to Sheri Rominger. On February 10, 2006 he married the love of his life Nichole Knight. They later had three beautiful children Cailyn, Colyn, and Kinzley.

Clayton was a truck driver for Mahon Trucking in Dallas Center. Clayton’s kids were his life. He loved to tease and joke and also embarrass them at every public event. He also enjoyed shooting, crafts, drawing, fishing, his kids sporting events, hockey, playing pool, and the Avengers. He was also an avid Boston Bruins and Iowa Hawkeyes fan.

He was a member of the Adopt a Soldier Platoon, NRA, and APA pool league. He also enjoyed volunteering at the Jester Park Veterans Rehabilitation.

Clayton loved serving for his country. He enlisted in the Army on February 16, 2006 and medically retired on September 23, 2016. He was stationed in Ft. Irwin in California, Ft. Bliss in Texas, Ft. Drum in New York, and ended at Camp Dodge. While serving in the military, Clayton earned several medals such as the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two Campaign Stars, Army Achievement Medal (4th award), Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (2nd award), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Nato Medal, Combat Infantryman, and Combat Lifesaver.

He is survived by his Children, Cailyn, Colyn, and Kinzley Knight; Mother, Sheri Rominger; Brother, Joshua Rusk; Nephews, Graydon and Beckett; Grandmother, Barbara Rominger; Uncle, Larry Rominger; and Aunt, Cynthia Rominger.

He is proceeded in death by his Grandfather, J.C. Rominger; Uncle, Mike Rominger; Brothers in Arms, Derek McConnell and T.J. “Puppy” Maddox; and also Godfather, Captain John J. Levulis.

Services will be held on Sunday June 9th at 1:00 PM at Hamilton’s Altoona Funeral Home 105 4th St. SW in Altoona. A visitation will be held one hour prior. Burial will take place at Lowman Cemetery following the service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to his children in loving memory of Clayton.

Service Details

Visitation:
Sunday, June 9, 2019
12-1 pm
Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home
105 Fourth Street SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009
(515) 967-4272
Service:
Sunday, June 9, 2019
1:00 pm
Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home
105 Fourth Street SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009
(515) 967-4272
Disposition:
Lowman Cemetery
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home
105 Fourth Street SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009
(515) 967-4272

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