Michael John Clay
age 48, of Canton passed away unexpectedly on Thursday Nov. 22, 2012. He was born in Canton and graduated from Marlington High School. He was an Army Veteran of Desert Storm and worked 25 years as a plumber. He was an avid poker player. Michael devoted his life to being a dad and cherished every moment with his son.
Preceded in death by his father, Michael P. Clay; he is survived by his eight year old son, Colin; mother, Grace; sisters, Wendy (Dan McCartney) Clay and Lori (William) Miller; nieces and nephews, Chrissy and Stacey Horning, Bryan Clay, Tara Murdock, Allison, Ashley and Kylee Miller; longtime friend Nick Elfaye; and other relatives and friends.
Calling hours are Monday 2-5 p.m. and services begin at 5 p.m. at the Arnold Funeral Home Hartville with Pastor Scott Rosen officiating. Final resting place is Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery, day and time to be announced. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made directly to the family to establish a fund for Colin.
Published in The Repository on Nov. 24, 2012