Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Michael Clay - Russell Lodge

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Michael W. Clay
GEORGETOWN — Michael W. Clay, 70, of Georgetown, passed away at 3:42 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family and dear friend and companion, Sandy.

Michael was born April 1, 1941, in Weaver, Ala. He was the son of Colvin and Willie Mae Clay.

He was a resident of Georgetown since 1965. He married A. Jane Clay in Danville in March 1963. She preceded him in death in May of 2001.

Michael retired after 25 years at the General Motors Central Foundry as a millwright. He was a past master at Russell Lodge 154, member of ANSAR Temple, Valley of Danville Scottish Rite, Eastern Illinois Shrine Club and Western Indiana Shrine Club. He was a member of the American Legion, Legion Riders and the Patriot Guard.

Surviving are his children, Donald E. Clay and his wife, Melinda, of Santee, Calif. (Ashley and Kevin), and Michael D. Clay and his wife, Angi, of Georgetown (Cole, Zachary, Travis, Tayler, Madison and Hannah); two sisters, Emma Clark of Weaver, Ala., and Louise Canada (Aubrey) of Lincoln, Ala.; three brothers, Colvin “Sonny” Clay (Mardell) of Jacksonville Ala., Bill Clay of Anniston, Ala., and Dennis Clay (Roberta) of Southside, Ala.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Jane.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, with Masonic services following at Pape Funeral Home in Danville. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Pape Funeral Home in Danville, with friend of First Church of Christ, Kent Leasure, officiating. Mike will be escorted to Sunset Memorial by the American Legion Riders and Illinois Patriot Guard. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial, with full military honors by the American Legion Dornblazer Post 203 of Georgetown.

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