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Clayton Huntley

February 25, 1952 ~ April 5, 2021 (age 69) 69 Years Old


Clayton V. Huntley, Jr., 69 of Newcastle, passed away peacefully on the morning of April 2021.  Born on February 25, 1952 in Augusta, Maine to Clayton and Reta Huntley, he was the middle child to six sisters, Lorraine, Cathy, Carol, Lucille, Cindy and Brenda.

Clayton attended Franklin Grammar School and Lincoln Academy.  He married his high school sweetheart, Margo Pinkham, and raised two wonderful sons, David and Matthew who also live in Newcastle.

This year, Clayton celebrated 50 years of marriage and 50 years membership on the Newcastle Fire Department / Taniscot Engine Company.  Clayton’s love and passion for the fire department and community led him to become Fire Chief for 31 years.

Clayton loved the outdoors, gardening, feeding critters, fishing, riding on his tractor, his home and his family.  

He is survived by his wife, Margo; sons, David and Matthew; daughter-in-law, Tamara; step-granddaughter, Skylar; dear friend, Lisa Mazzola; beloved granddaughter, Haley; sisters, Lorraine Murray, Cathy Kaler, Lucille Pendleton and husband Clyde, Cindy Onorato and husband Bob, and Brenda Farrar; as well as many nieces and nephews.

A walk through visitation will be held at the Newcastle Fire Station, recently named in honor of Clayton, on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 2:00-4:00pm. 

Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543.  Condolences, and messages for his family, may be expressed by visiting:



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April 17, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Newcastle FIre Station
86 River Road
Newcastle, ME 04553


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