Clayton Wayne Lake

Clayton Wayne Lake, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2023 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 49.  Clayton was born on April 28, 1973 to Carrol Wayne Lake and Jan Ada Jimerson Lake.  Clay was a graduate of Kenedy High School-Class of 1991, went on to study at Baylor University and graduated from University of Houston-Victoria with a Degree in Secondary Education. At an early age, Clay enjoyed the performing arts: music, and drama club, he participated in concert and marching  band while attending high school, was a member of the 4-H Club and Kenedy FFA in which he participated in County & Major Livestock Shows, and was an active member of the choir and youth study at the First Baptist Church Kenedy.

Clay is preceded in death by his father Carrol Wayne Lake.

Clay is survived by his mother Jan; brother Chris Lake & his wife Angela of Falls City; niece Kalin Sittler Pawelek (Ryan), Nephews Tristan Sittler, Brady Lake, and Braxton Lake.  He is also survived by his aunt: Cindy (Kenny) Rose of New Braunfels, TX; uncles, Ed (Martha) Lake of San Antonio, TX and Gene (Becky) Lake of Seguin, TX; Tommy J (Linda) Jimerson of Choate TX, Jerry (Julie) Jimerson of Arlington Tx, JoEllen Jimerson Scheunemann of Kenedy TX, and numerous cousins and life-long friends.

Visitation will be held Monday, January 30, 2023 at beginning at 10:30 am in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with a Prayer Service at 11:00 officiated by Rev. Matt Singleton of the First Baptist Church of Kenedy.

Interment will follow at the Choate Cemetery.

Serving as Pallbearers will be his cousins Clay Lake, Rick Jimerson, Jay Jimerson, Craig Scheunemann, Austin Custer, and lifelong friend Tommy Vickery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Choate Baptist Church or Choate Cemetery Association, 181 PVT RD 8200, Kenedy, TX 78119.