Marion Clay McNeely, 57, of Hamlin, passed away on April 3, 2019 in Hamlin at his home.
Visitation will be 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Friday, April 5, 2019 at Adams-Foster-Ray Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm, Saturday April 6, 2019 at Central Baptist Church with pastor James Clawson, officiating. Burial will follow at Hamlin Cemetery. Arrangements were made by Adams-Foster-Ray Funeral Home.
Clay was born in Grants, New Mexico to M.W “Mac” and Joye McNeely on December 4th, 1961. He went to school at Anson, Texas. He married Raenell Wilson on March 7th, 1981 in Anson, Texas. Clay and Raenell just celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary. He worked as an Oilfield foreman for Rover Petroleum at the time of his death but worked numerous years in the oilfield. Clay was a man of honor who worked hard for his family all his life. He enjoyed golf at the local golf course, hanging out with good friends, singing karaoke and spending time with his grandkids. Clay and his son Willie enjoyed 6 years of dirt track racing, where they spent every Saturday night creating unforgettable memories. Clay was a faithful member of the Central Baptist Church.
Clay is preceded in death by his parents, a twin brother Sammy Wray.
Clay is survived by wife Raenell McNeely, son Willie McNeely (Deanna) of Hamlin, daughter Amanda Langston (Brandon) of Slaton, two grandsons Samuel and Zane McNeely and three granddaughters Landrie and Emerie Langston and Lizzie McNeely, special grandson Jakobe Goodgame.
He is survived by four sisters Susan Jordan (Clifford) of Hawley, Theresa Carrington of Anson, Diana Pilson of Anson, and Krisi Garner (Jackie) of Anson, a sister in law Lesa Davis of Hamlin and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Chance Brown, Danny Clawson, Evert Davis, Jason Jordan, Jake Pilson, Adolfo Rivera, Mike Sawyers, Clint Wheat
Honorary Pallbearers will be Don Clawson, Joe Collier, James Cowsert, Chris Lafler, John Rister
The family of Clay McNeely wishes to extend our sincere thanks to all our friends and family for all the love and support shown throughout this journey.
We are so very sorry for your loss, you will be in our prayers!
Prentice and Kristi HollandIrving, TX
Raenell, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Love Ricci
Ricci HarughtyConroe, TX
Praying for this whole family! Clay was a very good Husband , Daddy and Grandad! May you Rest In Peace and May you family find peace! Ginger White-Laird
Ginger White-LairdBartlesville, OK
Clay was a great person. A great Dad husband and friend. You will be missed my friend
Deborah McNielHamlin, TX
I am so sad for you and your family! What would we have done without Clay in our lives! He took care of all his people! He was protective and loving! I pray for you and your family to find the peace to live life the way Clay would have wanted you to I love y'all! I was there 38 years ago when it all began y'all were just meant to be! Rest now Clay!
Clay McNeely was a good man. Raenell my heart hurts for you Willie and Amanda, but know that Clay is now well. I know ya’ll will miss him and so will a whole lot of people! From way back when Clay worked at M&M he has been a honorable man . I will miss my friend. My God bring comfort to your family.
Steve EvansHamlin, TX
Clay was. a Good Good MAN! Raenell my heart hurts for you Willie and Amanda. I know you will miss him dearly, but know he is well. Back with M&M and now he was always a man of honor. I will miss him too!
Steve EvansHamlin, TX
Raenell, Willie, Amanda, I am deeply sorry for your loss. Seems I have known Clay my whole life or as far back as I
can remember. I pray for peace in your hearts in this sorrowful time. My condolences to the family.
Paul JordanHawley, TX
Raenell I am so sorry for your loss. My thought and prayers are with you and your family
Rhonda (Shuler) WelchJunction City, AR