Daniel Dwight Clanton, 73 of Grove, OK formerly of Baxter Springs, KS passed from this life on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at Integris Hospital Emergency Department.
Dan was born July 15, 1949 in Kerrville, Texas to Paul Alexander and Bonnie Jean (Bard) Clanton. Paul and his family moved to Baxter Springs, where Dan graduated high school. After high school Dan worked for several different companies including Gulf, Thermex, and Slurry specializing in explosives. He was a member of the (ISEE) International Society Explosive Engineering. He was a member of the Apostolic Faith Church, Baxter Springs, KS. Dan enjoyed riding motorcycles, boating, hunting, reading, and traveling the world.
Dan is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Bonnie Clanton; one brother, Max Clanton.
Dan was united in marriage to Sharon A. (Layton) Clanton on March 24, 2002 in Las Vegas, NV. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include son, Danny Clanton and wife Heidi of Neosho, MO; daughter, Belinda Wofford of Nixa, MO; step-son, Brad Underwood of Bethany, OK; four grandchildren, Tristan Clanton, Trevor Schooley, Kennedy Schooley, and Olivia Underwood; along with several extended family members.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 2, 2022 at Derfelt’s Baxter Chapel. Burial will follow in the Baxter Springs Cemetery. Family will receive friends Thursday, September 1, 2022 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., at Derfelt’s Baxter Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Apostolic Faith Church or Bible College. Online condolences may be expressed at www.derfeltfuneralhomes.com.