Allen M. Clay, 86, of Anderson passed away unexpectedly at Community Hospital Anderson on July 15, 2020.  He was born in Ashland, KY on March 9, 1934 to Frank and Emma Clay.

Allen served in the US Army and was stationed at Ft. Carlson, CO.  He worked in the Maintenance Department at Community Hospital for 30 years before retiring in 1999.

He loved to play guitar and was a founding member of the band “The Country Five”, which often performed in the Daleville and Chesterfield area.  Allen loved to spend time with his family and could often be found relaxing on his front porch.

Allen is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Tammy (Flatt) Clay;  three daughters, Edwina (Doug) Cook of Middletown, Vickie Rogers of Middletown, and Ruth Anderson of Ashmore, IL; one son, Alan (Cindi) Clay of Pendleton; and two sisters, Emily Boles of Morehead, KY and Geneva Pritchard of Ashland, KY; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family members and cherished friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and six siblings.

No services are currently scheduled.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Allen’s family to help defray funeral costs (c/o Keller Mortuary Services, PO Box 431, Lapel, IN 46051)