William Clay, 88 of Grayson went to be with his Lord on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at his residence. Bill was born March 16, 1931 in Ashland, KY a son of the late Martin G. and Mollie Conley Clay. He was retired from Armco Steel working in the hot strip, served his country in the U S Navy and was a member of Mt. Chapel United Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a son, Steve Clay. His survivors include his wife Erlene LeMaster Clay; one son, Roy (Reva) Clay of Grayson; one sister Marilyn Hyde of Sheffield, AL; daughter-in-law, Rene Clay of Grayson; four grandchildren, Mark (Jessica) Clay, Lauren Clay, Tyler (Lexie) Clay and Troy Clay; four great-grandchildren.
Services will be conducted Monday, 1:00 p.m. at Malone Funeral Home with Bro. Ike Flaugher, officiating. Burial will be in East Carter County Memory Gardens with Navy honors. Friends may call Monday, 12:00 noon until service time. Condolences and memories may be sent to the family at www.malonefuneralhome.com.