Dennis Lee Clay, 66, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, following a short illness.Dennis is survived by Kim Scott Clay, his loving wife of almost 30 years. They had lived in the Chattanooga area for over 20 years, and was retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was currently a resident of Hemet, Calif.Dennis was preceeded in death by his parents, Otis and Elizabeth Clay; and his sister, Barbara (Bunny) Lagomarsino Cheshire. In addition to his wife, Dennis is survived by his brother, David (Martha) Clay, of Snellville, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews. He is lovingly remembered by his cousin, Donna Igou, of Chattanooga; dear friend, Pam Shelley, of Chattanooga; cousin, Vicki Powell, of Tunnel Hill, Ga.; and a host of other relatives and friends.Those who knew and loved Dennis will remember him for his generous sense of humor, and his gift of caring deeply for those he loved.Cremation is being handled by the Inland Memorial Hartford Chapel in Hemet. Anyone wishing to make a donation in his memory should please make it to the American Cancer Society. The family wishes to thank Hospice in Hemet for their care during the last few months of his life.