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“Also my best friend we fixd his van up before he passed ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: robert harrison - cuyahogafalls, OH

“My best friend ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: robert - cuyahogafalls, OH

“Dear Mrs. Basterfield, You may remember me from living down the street on West river and then later doing your hair at the beauty school in Lorain. I...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Rebecca Deaton *(Becky Parker) - OH

“clay and i used to sit in the back of the bus going to and from school and would sing songs like roger ram jet! it was a catoon favorite of ours.so...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: melody gallam-fox - Oberlin, OH

“Rest In Peace Huggy Bear! ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jona Lynn Ciuca

“I remember wrestling against Clay at Westwood Jr High school.Clay was good people .Miss you Clay! ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jerry Taranto - Garfield Hts,, OH

“So sorry to hear of Clay's passing. I Was friends with Clay as a teenager.... remember going over to your house on west river and goofing off in...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Tom Teggart - elyria, OH

“you were my friend and enjoyed talking with you,you will be missed. God bless your soul. May your family be comforted. Your friend Sharon ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: sharon linden - Elyria, OH

“Please accept my condolences for the loss of your son. I did not know Clay but he must have been as nice as you. Clay God Bless You. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: John Burnworth - Elyria, OH

“So sorry for your loss clay was a great man I had the pleasure of being friends with him he will be missed rest on peace clay! ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: stacy jones - elyria, OH - friend

“Rita, Don Binnie, my power of attorney (p.o.a.}, called me this morning and said that he saw Clay's obituary in the newspaper this morning. I'm so...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: June O'Neil - Oberlin, OH - Aunt


Clay Basterfield, age 53, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2012 at EMH Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.
He was born on February 11, 1959 in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended Elyria West High School where he participated in wrestling and football.
Clay owned and operated Basterfield Floor Sanding Company for many years taking the business over from his father.
He is survived by his, son, Jason Basterfield, of Pennsylvania; mother, Reita Basterfield(nee O'Neil), of Elyria and his sister, Melody Little, of Texas.
He was preceded in death by his father, Russell Basterfield.
There will be no services. Online condolences may be left for the Basterfield family at www.dovinreberjones.com