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Doyle Houston Clay Sr. April 10, 1933 - July 2, 2019

Doyle Houston Clay Sr., 86, of Frankfort, passed away on July 2, 2019, at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon. He was born on April 10, 1933, in Tupelo, Mississippi, a son of the late James William and Annie Lou (McKissick) Clay.

Doyle was raised and educated in Memphis, Tennessee. Following school, he served his country honorably in the United States Army.

He was married to Ella L. (Wilson) Clay in Tennessee. She preceded him in death.

Doyle was a longtime resident of Georgia and had recently moved to Frankfort, where he had resided the last few years. He worked as a supervisor for Del Monte Foods in both Georgia and Frankfort.

He enjoyed the outdoors through gardening and hiking. Yellowstone National Park was one of his favorite spots to hike.

Survivors include six children, Susie (Mark) Clawson of Colfax, David (Cheryl) Clay of Georgia, Brian (Paulette) Clay of Indianapolis, Jill (David) Lukasik of Frankfort, Sharon (David) Welshimer of Crawfordsville and Doyle H. “Howie” Clay Jr. of Georgia; sixteen grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Doyle was preceded in death by his siblings.

No Services are planned at this time. Myers Mortuary and Boone County Crematory have been entrusted with his cremation arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Indiana Chapter, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240–1554.