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Kenneth Leland Clay
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Obituary for Kenneth Leland Clay

Kenneth Leland Clay, 90, of Santa Maria, succumbed on August 27, 2018
Kenneth is survived by his daughter, Melissa (Clifton), his son, Ken (Heather), James, and five grandchildren, Heather Saadia (Adam), Dana Veis (Landon), Cierra Scott, Selene Clay and Nathaniel Clay. Kenneth was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend to all. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Marilyn Ann Clay (Glotzbach) and by his infant son, Kenneth Leland Clay, Jr..
Kenneth was born September 13, 1927 in Malta Bend, Missouri to Grover and Edith (Shafer) Clay. He graduated from the University of Missouri in 1951 and received his medical degree from the University of Kansas in 1955, specializing in internal medicine. In 1954 he married his wife Marilyn. He spent the majority of his career as a physician in Santa Maria and worked into his 70s.
Kenneth loved fly fishing, wood carving and baking. He also enjoyed reading, history, storytelling and movies.
A special thank you to the Primrose senior care assisted living home for their loving care and support. Also thank you to Dudley-Hoffman for all of the arrangements. Private funeral services for Kenneth will be at the Santa Maria Cemetery on Tuesday, September 4 at 10:00 AM.


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