Robert James Clay

July 14, 1938 ~ October 28, 2021 (age 83)


Robert J. Clay, age 83 of Massillon, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2021 at his home.
He was born July 14, 1938 in North Canton, the son of the late Arvin and Jeanette Clay.
He was raised in Greentown.
Robert retired from Timken after 30 years of service.  
He loved to golf, watching the Buckeyes, and spending time with his grandchildren and his pets.
Robert is survived by his wife, Linda Clay; children, Dennis (Paula) Clay, Penni (Lewis) Zeno; 7 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; brothers, Ronald Clay and Denny (Joyce) Clay; sister, Linda (Jamie) Geier. 
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rita Clay and nine siblings.
A private family service was held.
His final resting place is at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Stark County Humane Society, P. O. Box 7077, Canton, Ohio 44705.
Condolences to the family may be made at
Heitger Funeral Home and Crematory 330-830-0148


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