Terry "Toby" Brian ClayFebruary 15, 1977 ~ April 26, 2017 (age 40)
A Celebration of Life for Terry " Toby" Clay, 40 of Petersburg, TN and formerly of Landersville, AL will be 12:00 Noon Saturday April 29, 2017 at Freeman Tabernacle Baptist Church in Moulton, AL with The Reverend Edward Franklin officiating and inhumation will follow in Landersville Cemetery located behind Town Creek #1 Church. The body of Mr. Clay will be in repose one hour prior to funeral. The family will recieve friends on Friday April 28, 2017 from 6-8 at Reynolds Funeral Home.
Terri Brian Clay, the youngest of three children born on February 15, 1977 to the late William “Buddy” Wallace Clay and Earnestine Hubbard Clay in Moulton, Alabama. He departed this life on April 25, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, TN. Before his birth, he was named Toby by his cousin, Fran Bush.
He received his formal education in Lawrence County School System was a 1996 graduate of Mount Hope High School. He was a great athlete that played football, basketball and baseball.
Toby confessed Christ at an early age and was baptized at Town Creek #1 Baptist Church in Town Creek, AL. He was a lifetime resident of the Mt. Hope and Landersville community until he moved to Petersburg, TN where he remained until his death. Toby loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and camping. He really enjoyed being with his horses, co-workers, friends and family. He would do anything for anyone and would give you the shirt off his back. He was employed at Samuel and Son Metal Industry in Columbia, TN.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He leaves to cherish his memory: five children, Henry Jackson, Breauna Waldrup, Kierra Waldrup, Jaret Milligan and stepdaughter, Breann Chapman; one grandson, Braylyn Wilson; one sister, Yulonda Clay Fields, Florence, AL; one brother, William “Bubba” Edward Clay (Anita), Birmingham, AL; one nephew, Antuan Gholston; three nieces, Simone Fields, Dashauna Fields and Madison, Clay; two great-nephews, Nire Jackson and Christopher Simpson Jr; one uncle, John Clay (Irene), Louisville, KY; two aunts, Annie Jones, Mobile, AL and Alma Hubbard, Florence, AL; four loving and devoted cousins, Fran Bush, Trinity, AL, Allison Billings, Decatur, Conley Bush, Landersville, AL and Jackie Clark, Athens, AL; a special friend, Jessica Blackwell; a second family that loved him unconditionally, Nathan and Christie Welch, Petersburg, TN; a host of other cousins, relatives, friends and co-