On April 5, 2023, James Lee Clay, affectionately known as Jim, passed from this world.\nHe was born on February 10, 1950, in Houston, Texas, and was a beloved husband,\nbrother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to many.\n\nJim obtained a degree in Chemical Engineering, but his true passion was for the great\noutdoors. He spent countless hours fishing and riding ATVs, and he shared that love\nwith his children, grandchildren, and friends. Jim's love for trail riding was well known,\nand he explored some of the most beautiful places in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Utah, and\nthe Colorado Rockies. He enjoyed camping and sitting around the campfire, gazing at\nthe stars with family and friends.\n\nJim's faith and church were an essential part of his life. He was an active member of his\nchurch and volunteered his time and talents whenever possible, from the sound booth\nto ushering and mowing the lawn. He had a deep love for his church family and was\nalways willing to lend a helping hand.\n\nJim will be remembered for his infectious smile, warm personality, and his zest for life.\nHe was a man who loved his family and friends fiercely and would go out of his way to\nhelp anyone in need. His kind and generous nature touched the lives of many and left\nan unforgettable mark on all who knew him.\n\nAlthough Jim has left this earthly life, we know that he has gone to a better place where\nthere is no pain, tears or sorrow. He will now catch the biggest fish and ride the biggest\nmountain in the presence of his Creator.\n\nJim will be deeply missed by his wife, children, grandchildren, extended family, and\nfriends. We take comfort in knowing that his spirit lives on and that we will always\ncherish the memories of our time with him.\n\nSee you soon, Jim.