Pete Clay, age 81, of Amarillo, TX passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 10, 2021, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements are made by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd., Amarillo, TX.
Pete was born in Clayton, NM on January 1, 1940. He grew up in Texhoma, OK and then landed in Amarillo, TX where he graduated from Palo Duro High School in 1958. After high school, Pete became a successful lumber salesman. He retired from his career in sales with Canyon Drive Lumber. He was a member at Canyon Country Club where he spent countless hours creating life-long friendships. Later in his life, Pete would migrate to Mission, TX during the fall and winter months, where he continued to work on his golf game and establish devoted friendships with his neighbors.
Pete will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, brother, son, and a friend to everyone. He was funny, quick-witted, and light-hearted. He enjoyed being surrounded by loved ones and telling stories about life. He loved everything about the game of golf, especially keeping up with his favorite PGA golfer, Ryan Palmer.
Pete was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Opal Clay.
He is survived by his sister, Kenda Laubhan and husband, Gene Laubhan; two nephews, David and Clay Devore; sons, Jody Clay, Kenneth Clay and wife, Melissa Clay; daughters, Julie Lovingood, Sara Clay and husband, DJ DeBusman; 16 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.
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