Clay Houston Anderson, 51, of Decatur died Saturday, March 9, 2013, in Dallas.
Memorial service is 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Ascension and St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Bridgeport. Father Ryan Reed will officiate.
Clay was born April 27, 1961, in Fort Worth to Ann (Arnette) and Gene Anderson. He married Betty Patton Feb. 11, 1984, in Stephenville. He received a master’s degree in agricultural education from Tarleton State University and was a teacher with Chico ISD who loved calf roping, farming and ranching, riding horses and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife; son Kyle Anderson and wife, Shayla (Taylor), of Decatur; daughter Katy Anderson and husband, Scott McKamie, of Ponder; father Gene Anderson of Decatur; brothers Steve Anderson and wife, Mary, of Fort Worth, and Blake Anderson and wife, Robynne, of Bakersfield, Calif.,; and sister Janan Anderson of Alvord.
He was preceded in death by his mother; grandparents Jackie and Glenn Arnette of Fort Worth and Opal Bailey of Fort Worth; and mother-in-law Doris Patton.