Myron Claypool

Obituary of Myron Claypool

Myron E. Claypool

Age 67. Passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Morris Hospital. Born in Joliet the son of the late Lyle and Margaret (nee Burkhardt) Claypool. A life long resident of Morris and a graduate of Morris High School Class of 1967. A U.S. Air Force Veteran. Myron was a retired Carpenter and an avid motorcyclist who loved to travel on his 2006 Honda Gold Wing. Everyone on the block knew Myron and his dog Jake from their daily walks. Myron took great pride in beautifying his property.

Surviving is his loving wife of 47 years, Karen (nee Frick) Claypool of Morris; dear uncle of two, also his beloved dog, Oak and many dear friends he enjoyed spending time with.

Preceded by his parents; his brother Phillip Claypool and his faithful canine companion Jake.

A memorial service for Myron E. Claypool will be held Thursday February 23, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home 1201 West Route 6 at Deerpath Drive Morris, Illinois 60450. As it was Myron's request cremation rites have been accorded. Inurnment will be at Sample Cemetery. Memorials in his name to Grundy County Hospice would be appreciated. Family will receive relatives and friends from 1 p.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. For information please call 815-942-5040 or visit his memory tribute at