John Henry Clanton Jr., 76, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021. He was born on April 26, 1944 in Statesville, N.C., to the late John and Elizabeth Hartsell Clanton.

Mr. Clanton was retired from Ingersoll-Rand in Davidson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, John Carl Clanton; and brother, Billy Clanton.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Jordan Clanton; daughter, Mary Elizabeth Clanton and husband John Freeze; stepsons, Chuck Cashion, Tracy Cashion, and Allen Cashion; brothers, Tommy Clanton and wife Iris, and Jimmy Clanton and wife Beverly; grandchildren, John Carl Freeze, and Angel Marie Freeze; great grandchildren, Bradon and Skylar Freeze; step grandchildren, Lindsay Brock and Alyssa Cashion; and step great grandchildren, Jordan, Austin, and Josie Brock.

No services will be held at this time due to the current COVID situation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church, 525 S. Broad Street, Mooresville, NC 28115.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Clanton family. Condolences may be made to the family at