Jimmy L. Clay of Wyandotte, Okla. passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at his home. He was 79.

Jimmy was born August 14, 1937 in Wilburton, Okla. to Allen Bertie and Sudie (Francis) Clay. He retired from the U.S. Air Force and the United States Forestry Service. He volunteered several years as a Scout Master for the Boy Scouts of America. He was a Christian.

He married Faith Clay in 1986 and she preceded him in death in 2014, he was also preceded by his parents, 4 brothers Jake, Harold, Ovie and Orville Clay, a sister Joyce Noley and his horse Sissy.

Survivors includes 2 sons James Clay, Jeff Clay and wife Lili Clay of Granby, Okla. a sister Dorothy Tinkey of Wilburton, Okla., 17 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be Friday, July 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, Okla. Pastor Ray Clonts will officiate. Graveside services will be held at 4:00 p.m. at the Lutie Cemetery in Wilburton, Okla. Interment will follow under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami, Okla. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home. Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, Okla. Online condolences may be made a www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com