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Wesley King Clater, Sr.

November 10, 1946 ~ January 27, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Wesley Clater, Sr. Obituary

Welsey King Clater, Sr., of Elkhorn, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2023, at his home.

Born November 10, 1946, in Meade County, KY, he was a son of the late Oscar and Nancy Hicks Clater. Mr. Clater was a United States Army Vietnam Veteran. He was a retired machinist for Inland Container. He enjoyed his farm, fishing, and his animals. Mr. Clater loved spending time and tractor rides with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Clara Mae Shackles Clater; daughter, Candaline Clater; step-daughters, Donna Turner and Mary Elmore (and Gabby Reyes); daughter-in-law, Leigh Ann Clater; 9 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Wesley Clater, Jr.

Cremation rites were honored and no services are planned at this time. Arrangements under the direction of McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with online guestbook available at

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