The Rev. Webster Clayton Hay, 88, of Abington, VA, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, September 29, 2014, at Lakebridge Health Care Center in Johnson City, TN.
He was born May 15, 1926, to the late C.W. and Pricy Counts Hay.
Hay was of the Free Will Baptist faith and was the pastor of Salvation of the Lord Community Church. He always enjoyed doing things for the Lord and has pastored 10 churches and built two.
He served in the U.S. Navy, where he served on the U.S.S. Enterprise.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Nancy Sluss; one sister, Georgie Woodard; and three brothers, Clyde Hay, Burns Hay, and Carl Hay.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Nola “Cricket” Hay; two sons, Russell Bryan Hay and Robert Clayton Hay, both of Clintwood, VA; three daughters, Cheryl Bihl of Waco, TX, and Brenda Reynolds and Patty Mullins, both of Clintwood; two stepsons, James Roe and Dale Roe; two stepdaughters, Regina Weatherly and Patty Meredith; and several adoring grandchildren also survive him.
Funeral services for the Rev. Hay are scheduled for Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 7 PM in the Frost Funeral Home Chapel in Abington with the Revs. Paul Price and Michael Roark officiating.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 2, from 5 PM until the time of the service.
A Graveside service and interment will take place at 11 AM on Friday, October 3, 2014, at Glenwood Cemetery in Bristol, TN. Family and friends are asked to arrive at the cemetery on Friday, no later than 10:45 AM. A military honors service will be conducted by the Bristol VFW at the Graveside.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.frostfuneralhome.com.
Frost Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Abington (276-628-2131) is honored to serve the family of the Rev. Webster Clayton Hay.
Information submitted by Shanklin Funeral Home of White Sulphur Springs, WV.
Obituary originally published in the October 2, 2014, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.