Larry William Clay
May 11, 1940 - July 20, 2021
Larry William Clay, 81, of 4389 Gladys Road, Altavista, died on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at his home. He was the husband of Annie Mae Bruffy Clay for 58 years.
He was born on May 11, 1940, in Halifax County, a son of the late Thornton William Clay and Delora Chaney Jones Clay.
He was a long-time member and deacon of Calvary Baptist Church. Larry was involved in all activities of the church including mowing the grass. He was a retired employee of B&W.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Bobby William Clay of Hurt; one brother, Kenneth Clay and his wife, Peggy, of Albany, N.Y.; one sister, Pat Hammock and her husband, Grady, of Long Island; one sister-in-law, Mary Robertson of Hurt; one grandson, William Hogan Clay of Hurt; three special aunts, Shirley Chapman, Laura Dudley and Joyce Bolen, all of Altavista; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, July 23, 2021, at Calvary Baptist Church by the Rev. Matthew Gaston. Interment will follow in Altavista Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8:30 p.m., Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Finch & Finch Funeral and Cremation Service, Altavista, and other times at the residence.
The family suggests that those wishing to make memorials consider Calvary Baptist Church, 226 Riverbend Road, Altavista, VA 24517.
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Finch & Finch, Inc. Funeral & Cremation Service
809 Main Street, Altavista, VA 24517
Published by The News & Advance on Jul. 22, 2021.