Clay L. Nutter, 85, of Reedsville, Ohio, formerly of Creston

Clay L. Nutter, 85, of Reedsville, Ohio,formerly of Creston, died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 2, 1919, in Creston, W.Va., a son of the late George and Ruth Nutter. He was a retired mechanic for Fischbach Trucking, a member of Teamsters Local 24, an Air Force veteran of World War II and an ordained minister for 30 years.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Bill Campbell; five grandchildren, including Meredith Rufener and her husband, Dan; five great-grandchildren, including Teresa, D.J. and Holly Rufener; a brother, Robert Nutter; a brother-in-law, James Husk. formerly of Hur, Calhoun County; several nieces and nephews; and many good friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Leona Nutter; his second wife, Louella Nutter; and two sisters, Florence Sheets and Maxine Husk.

Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home, Coolville, with the Revs. Wilbert Lowe and George Riffle officiating. Burial will be in the Stewart Cemetery, Hockingport, Ohio. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.