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109 Monroe St.
Monroeville, OH 44847
Phone: 419.465.2475

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Harrison B. "Uncle Clyde" Fay

Harrison B. “Uncle Clyde” Fay, 77, of Canton, died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon, July 16, 2011 in the Mercy Medical Center, Canton, Ohio.

He was born July 3, 1934 in Norwalk and was a 1952 graduate of Monroeville High School. Harry was employed at the Stark County Jobs and Family Services, for 15 years, retiring in 1996. Prior to this, he had worked at Spector Freight Company and the Norwalk Truck Line. He was a member of the Friendship Community Church, Canton, North Canton Playhouse, was one of the original Shoestring Players, lifetime member of the Ohio Country Music Association, where he is a member of their Hall of Fame. Harry was a country music comedian, known as “Uncle Clyde”. He was on the Roy Rogers Jr. T.V. show, and on “A Little Country” T.V. show, and had performed on many other stages.

He is survived by his special family: Donald & Rhonda Turner of Canton, grandchildren: Ben & Brian Turner, three brothers-in-laws: John Header of Monroeville, Wilbert Skinn of Norwalk, and Henry Bonningson of Clyde, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Arthur & Iva (Rice) Fay, four sisters: Ruth Header, Beatrice Bonningson, Betty Skinn and Doris Burns Schild (Robert Burns / Russell Schild) two nieces and one nephew.
Friends may call from 4:00 - 8:00 PM Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at the Pfeil Funeral Home, Monroeville Chapel, 109 Monroe Street, Monroeville, where funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday, July 21, 2011. Pastor Doug Wiles, of Friendship Community Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Milan Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Friendship Community Church, 2915 12th Street NW, Canton, Ohio 44708. Condolences may be shared with the family at