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Justin T. Clay

June 13, 1979 — November 1, 2022

Justin T. Clay, age 43 of Dayton, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on November 1, 2022. He was born June 13, 1979 in Richmond, Indiana son of Robert and Sondra Clay.

Justin was a loving father and truly cared about those around him. He had a fun personality and was full of life. He found happiness in making people laugh and having a good time. Justin ran a successful painting business and was passionate about his work. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and spending time with loved ones. Justin will be greatly missed by all who knew him. 

Justin was preceded in death by his mother, Sondra (Burke) Clay.

He is survived by his children, Austin (fiance, Lexus Wright) Clay, Madison Clay, and Jaxson Clay; grandson, Lucas Clay; father, Robert "Bob" Clay; siblings, Stephanie (Johnnie) McGovern and Nathan Clay; several nieces and nephews; as well as numerous other family members and friends.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2022 from 2-4 pm at Gard Funeral Home and Cremation Services (226 West Main Street, Eaton, Ohio 45320).

Contributions can be made in Justin's honor to Gard Funeral Home to help towards his funeral expenses. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent by visiting

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, November 12, 2022

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Eaton

226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH 45320

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