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Clay Thomas

Clay Thomas

Sunday, September 6th, 1931 - Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
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Obituary

Henry “Clay” Thomas, born September 6, 1931, passed away January 12, 2021

Survived by his two sons, Dean (Donna) and Durel (Trish) Thomas; Grandsons, Jason
(Stacy), Kenny (Tabitha), Jeremiah “JD” (Melissa), Nathan and Patrick Thomas; granddaughters Emily (Andrey) and Hannah (Brett) Thomas, 14 great-grandchildren, his sister Frieda Thomas Boyd and his brother Ralph Thomas.

Preceded in death by his wife, Mary “Francis” Thomas (nee Autry); his brothers, Richard, Clater, and Austin Thomas and his sisters Elsie Gantt Howell and Loretta Clouse.

Clay, as his friends knew him, served 4 years in the Army and then started his career in the car industry as a salesman, dealer, and owner until he was 86 years old. Driving was his passion. He would get up every day at 6:00 a.m. and go to the nursing home to visit family and friends and then meet others for breakfast at Hardee's. He had some of the best gardens in town and was proud of his tomatoes and would share with everyone. Clay loved people and his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was very loved by all and will be missed until we all meet again.

Visitation will be held on Saturday January 16, 2021 from 3-5pm at Crest Lawn Funeral Home.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions only 10 people at a time will be allowed in the visitation mask are required and we apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.
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CathyFreels

Posted at 03:30pm
I am so sorry for your loss. Clay was a wonderful person and good friend. We worked together for many years. Rest In Peace Clay.

Jared Herren

Posted at 12:13pm
Clay was a member of Bussell church of Christ and his parents were Burr And Clara (Herron) Thomas. It is such a shame that the family left this information out of the obituary so I am posting it here so you all know. Thanks!
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Love, April, Connor & Logan

Posted at 01:41pm
Sending all of our love and so many hugs. Wish we could do more. We love you all,
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Monica Boyd

Posted at 11:03am
So sorry to hear of my friend passing 😢 sending prayers for comfort n peace for all the family. Our hearts go out to you!🙏🙏❤ such a precious soul. Love,Freddy Boyd, Monica & Trevor💕
 

Danny N Debbie Bowman Posted at 10:49pm

Remembering Clay when we first met years ago for his kindness towards me. I remember us looking at and discussing collecting coins. He was always such a classy man in every way. May God give you peace and comfort during the loss of your father.
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