William Clay, Jr.

William Clay, Jr.

1926 - 2020

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Obituary of William Clay, Jr.

William Clay, Jr. was born November 2, 1926 in Dawson, Georgia to parents Ophelia Harris and William Clay, Sr. As a young man, he served in the United States Army as a Corporal in the Military Police and served in the Korean War. During that time, he married the love of his life, Joyce Louise Tate. From their union three sons were born, Elijah, Harvey and Robert. After his term of duty, he was employed at the Philadelphia Shipyard as a concrete mason until he retired. He was predeceased by his wife of over 50 years and his son Robert. He leaves behind a sister: Mildred Clay; sons: Elijah and Harvey Clay; daughter-in-law: Deidre Clay and Wanda Gregory and a host of nieces and nephews.
Thursday
29
October

Visitation

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Covington Funeral Home
755 White Horse Pike
Atco, New Jersey, United States
856-336-2078
Thursday
29
October

Funeral Services

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Covington Funeral Home
755 White Horse Pike
Atco, New Jersey, United States
856-336-2078
Monday
2
November

Interment

11:00 am - 11:15 am
Monday, November 2, 2020
Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery
350 Provinceline Road
Wrightstown, New Jersey, United States
609-758-7250