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Clay V.
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May 16, 1940 – September 28, 2018

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Clay V. Burford Jr., 78

Clay V. Burford Jr., 78 of Ashland passed away, Friday, September 28, 2018 in his home.

He was born on May 16, 1940 to the late Clay V. and Tressie (nee Legge) Burford Sr. in Whitesville, West Virginia

Following his high school graduation, Clay proudly served in the United States Army.

He married the former Linda M. Devore on June 16, 1995. Clay retired after more than 30 years as Truck Driver in 2005. He was also employed for the Ashland Times-Gazette and Bank One for many years.

Throughout his life, Clay never met a stranger. Being a very social person, Clay was a past member of the AMVETS, VFW, American Legion, Eagles Club, Rotary Club of Ashland, and the Jaycees. He enjoyed bowling and camping with his family.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 23 years, Linda Burford of Ashland; one daughter, Kayla (Steven) Viola of Ashland; four brothers, Jessie (Helen) Burford, David (Ruth) Burford, Sherman (Paula) Burford, and Jerry Burford; and four sisters, Mary Lou Warren, Frances West, Sally Jackenheimer, and Christine (Gary) Mender.

In addition to his parents, Clay is preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Boyer Burford; two sisters, Sue Burford and Nora Rothermel; and one brother, John Burford.

Interment will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, Ohio 44805.

Online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com.

Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.

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Interment Information

Location
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
Address
10175 Rawiga Road
Rittman, OH 44270