Clay Reed Atwood, age 60, passed away in Price, UT on February 21, 2016. He was born August 1, 1955 in Salt Lake City, UT to Von Reed Atwood and Juanita Joy Winder Atwood.
He was raised in Moab, UT and graduated from Grand County High School.
He married Deanna K. Walker on March 22, 1974. They had five children. Clay was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His service to others went far beyond his church callings.
He was a scout master at the age of 18 and devoted much of his life to scouting. He remained true to his love of scoutings. In his final days, he took pride in working with his youngest son, Jim, on Jim’s ambitious Eagle Scout project.
He was a Certified Welder and a Quality Control Technician.
In 1994, his marriage to Deanna ended. In 1995, he married Jo Ellen Harris.
Clay is survived by his wife Jo Ellen; children Melvin (Sherry) Atwood, KayDe Lyn Everett, Mark L (Janiece) Atwood, Matthew (Julie) Atwood, Micah E (Penny) Atwood, Jim Clay Atwood; and 19 grandchildren.
Clay is also survived by his parents, siblings Jeff (Barbara) Atwood, Kathy (Steve) Spring, Janice (Kim) Waggoner, Diane (Frank) Niepraschk, Lynn (Deanne) Atwood, Karen (Roy) Phillips, Troy (Pam) Atwood, Colleen (Matt) McGann, Kayla (David) Jaburek and many nieces and nephews
He is preceded in death by his daughter and son-in-law, Izora Kay (Dwayne) Wallberg, and brother-in-law, Roland Phillips.
Funeral services were held February 26, 2016. Interment in the Grand County Cemetery, Moab, UT. Friends and family can share a memory of Clay at www.fausettmortuary.com