Wayne Dean Clay, age 69, DeSoto, Kansas passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. He was born on September 20, 1951 in Blue Mound, Kansas the son of Alfred and Dorothy Makemson Clay. He retired from Meyers Turf Farm five years ago after working for them since 1970. He was married to Betty Vaughn in 1991. She preceded him in death in 2006. He was also preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Alfred "Ferd" and Dennis Clay. Wayne is survived by two brothers, Duane Clay and Fred Clay, two step daughters, Andrea Johnston and Beth Archer, and two grandchildren, Scott and Leah.
Graveside funeral service will be 2 pm Saturday, January 23 at the Pleasanton Cemetery. Individual respects and guest registry can be made from 9 am to 1 pm Saturday at the Mound City Chapel. Visitation will be held from 1 pm until departure for cemetery at the Schneider Funeral Home, Mound City Chapel. Contributions are suggested to the Diabetes Foundation. Online condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.
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