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“It has been a little over a year and I know we all still miss Clay a lot he was a fine young man it was our pleasure to have known him and the Jones...Read More »
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Don & Pearl Newton - Louisville, KY

“Thinking of you on this 1st Anniversary of Clays passing. I can only Pray that God will continue to Comfort you more and more each day. Love ya'll ”
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Bill and Dorothy Carver - KY

“This past year has been different at the track with out Clay. He has been missed and always will be. ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Doug Gregory - white house, TN

“I remember Clay as that young man who was always inspired by his dad. From that little boy to the great man he became we are all so blessed to have...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Sandy Felker - Jeffersonville, IN

“My dad and I were so sorry to read of your loss. We have been thinking of you and your family. We wish you strength and comfort. ...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Tom Brizendine and Nell Edwards - KY

“Pearl & my prayers are with your family .Just heard about Clay or we would have been there. Clay was always a pleasure to work with along with...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Don & Pearl Newton - Louisville, KY

“Clay was one of a kind, always friendly and always took the time to speak at the track even when he had 100 things going on. Our condolences to the...Read More »
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Martin Key - Bowling Green, KY

“Clay was wonderful to work with. I know he will be missed by everyone. God Bless the whole Jones family. ”
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Pete & Andi Woodruff - Norwalk, OH

“OUR SINCERCE CONDOLENCES IN THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVED ONE. ”
9 of 100+ | Posted by: VINCE KUDLER/MAJESTIC MFG. INC. - OH

“Clay was always the same guy eveytime i seen him. Always in a good mood at the track even when it was 110 degrees. He always seemed to find the time...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Kenny Thomas and family - KY

“Our sympathies to Dallas and Charlotte and the entire Jones family for your loss. From your friends and colleagues at IAAPA. ”
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan Mosedale - Alexandria, VA

“It was years ago when I worked at beech bend, and clay was a teenager. But I do remember him as a young man with a great personality and a smile on...Read More »
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Anita hill myers - Scottsville, KY

“My family send our prayers to the whole family. George Robertson, Leon Robertson, and I will miss him dearly. God bless. ”
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Barbara Robertson - Antioch, TN

“So very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go to the family & close friends. May your memories of Darren help carry you through...Read More »
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Charma Wilderson - wharton, NJ

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Our condolences to the entire Jones family and friends. Clay was truly one of the good guys and will be missed by all...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Joseph Hendricks - beechmont, KY

“I met Clay when he was 12 or 13 years old and knew then that he was a special young man, watched him grow up, watched him race his first car. He...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathleen Collins - Portland, TN

“May God give your family the strength and courage to get through this difficult time. ”
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Brent, Kim & Kaylee Coin - KY

“Clay will be truly missed and we send our kindest condolences to all his family. God be with you all. ”
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Jerry & Sue Dorris - Dunmor, KY

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Jones Family. Clay will be missed by all. ”
19 of 100+ | Posted by: PAUL & TOM - LEXINGTON, KY

“Dallas, Alfreda, Charlotte and Dana, We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Karyl Lu & Phil Libs - Versailles, KY

“I am deeply sorry for your loss. Clay was one of the good guys. Always smiling. Always had kind words. I don't think he ever met a stranger. My heart...Read More »
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Donna M Harrell - Belton, KY

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Our condolences to the entire Jones family. We worked at BeechBend some yrs ago and could not have worked for a better...Read More »
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Paul Meicher & Pat Horton - SD

“Clay our family will miss you,heaven is getting a true gentleman ! ”
23 of 100+ | Posted by: David Christy - Alvaton, KY

“I worked at Beech Bend some years ago, and I can't forget how nice and loving Darren and Stphanie were to me, as well as the rest of the Jones family...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Alisa Butler - Oak Grove, KY

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Clay was truly one of the good guys and will be missed by all those that knew him. ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Randy & Mary Thompson - TN

“Great man. Great friend. Gone too soon. Prayers for the Jones family. R.I.P. Clay ”
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Darel Parrish Jr. - TN

“To the entire Clay Jones family, Faye and I will be praying for Gods strength to comfort you all at this time. We know that not only have you lost...Read More »
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Bill & Faye Ford - Beechmont, KY

“Sorry for your loss...remembering clay back in the days when he would check on his trucks at a coal facility in Ohio county when I was testing coal...Read More »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: George Durham & dean Durham - KY

“I have had the pleasure of working with the Jones family both in Beechmont and in Bowling Green for many years. Clay will be missed by many....Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Jason Bandy - Hopkinsville, KY

“You will surely be missed amongst the racers, your hospitality and care for the racing world was greatly appreciated. ”
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Skip & Jeff Walls (Lokar Motorsports) - TN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Jones family. Jim & Amy Hutchison & employees of Hutchison Trucking, Inc. ”
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim Hutchison - Morganfield, KY

“Our deepest sympathies to the Jones family, Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in...Read More »
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Darrell and Sandy Wathen - Utica, KY

“Praying God's peace for the Jones Family during this time of loss. ”
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Phillip and Sonya Ogles and family - KY

“Dallas, Alfredia and entire Jones family our in our prayers and thoughts at this sadden time. No words can be said that can measure the loss of such...Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Joan & Larry Robertson - Walton, IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Dallas, Frieda, Charlotte and the rest of the family at this time. May he rest in peace. ”
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Larry & Patsy Hill - Hickory, KY

“Our deepest sympathy for the family and friends of Clay Jones ~ You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Frankie Vessels & Staff ”
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Vessels Farms Trucking - KY

“Our hearts are heavy with sadness with the news of Clay's passing. He was a very loving & kind man. He will definitely be missed by many. Our...Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Carolyn & Randy Sweasy & family - KY

“Words can't express how deeply saddened we are for you in the loss of Clay. Please know that the entire family is in our prayers. ”
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Chris & Eddie Herrington - KY

“Clay was such a great man we will miss in in our trucking industry and race track. I pray for his family and friends. For such a short time he was...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Willie Lorna & Dakota Stroup - KY

“Sending prayers to the Jones Family. ”
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Roger McKenzie/JMJ Trucking - KY

“Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your dear son, husband and father. God bless and keep you. With love ”
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Jon & Darlene Ashby - Abilene, TX

“My prayers go out to the Jones family at this very sad time. Clay was a great person who's heart was always in the best interest of others before...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Dave Szerlag - Brighton, MI

“Our deepest sympathy to you all. We are with you in prayer - in love, ”
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Jon & Darlene Ashby - Abilene, TX

“The racing community has lost an upstanding and well liked leader and friend. My prayers go out to the entire Jones family for your loss! Brad Paul ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Bradley Paul - Evansville, IN

“The staff and management of WNKX/KiX96fm in Centerville, TN wish to express our condolences to the Jones family. They are no words to ease the loss...Read More »
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Sheila Vest - Centerville, TN

“My Deepest Sympathies to the entire Jones Family. Clay was a great Friend, Father, Husband and Son , He will be missed by all. ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Clair - Sunbury, PA - Friend

“We are all deeply saddened by the loss of a great friend. Please know the entire family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Jason Lancaster & All Racers of the Outlaw StreetCar Association - KY

“Wheelz, Tampa Bay and all of Skylark Drive Buick Club ~ Cruisin' Tampa Bay members express our deepest consolences to the Jones family for their loss. ”
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Dennis WHEELZ Wheeler - Tampa Bay, FL

“Deepest sympathies to the whole family. I'll never forget the smiles all around when we all rode the Rumbler together before opening. Clay has a...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeff - Florence, KY - Friend

“My deepest condolences to the Jones Family. Clay was a fine man, always had a good word and smile. I always enjoyed our conversations. He'll be...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Rob Gouvas - Bowling Green, KY

“Our prayers are with the Jones family during this difficult time. May God provide the comfort and reassurance that is needed now and in the future. ”
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Sarah Hart - Elizabethtown, KY

“So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ”
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Kevin & Nancy Pepera (Photos & More) - MI

“the adams family bubba kathy and summer taylor ”
53 of 100+ | Posted by: kathy adams - goodlettsville, TN

“Words cannot express the feelings of sorrow I was overcome with when I received word of clays passing a couple days ago ! I meet clay a few years...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Jason meador , fastang custom fab - KY

“You are in my prayers. ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Barry Richardson - Franklin, KY

“Clay was a great person I started racing sometime around 1986 and I have so many good memory's of clay he always had a smile on he face He was such a...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: James Barnes - Portland, TN

“God speed young man RIP ”
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Larry & Eunice Pritchett - TN

“So sorry for your loss. Paying for arms of comfort for his family. ”
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan and Jack Fisk - thornville, OH

“The Clay Jones Family, we are so very sad at the passing of Clay. He was always the most considerate, kind and most understanding person we have...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Tommy & Wanda Turner - KY

“One of the friendliest and truly nicest people I have ever met, Bless Clay's Family, and friends, He will truly be missed by all who knew him. See...Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Danny Nelson - Batesville, AR

“We are all very sad to hear of the passing of Clay. All of his family, friends, and Beech Bend family are in our prayers. -From the Sweet racing...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Tambra Sweet - Jamestown, TN

“I will never forget the everlasting impression that Clay and the Jones family have given to me & my family's lives. We are all heartbroken after...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Bob laird - Crossville, TN

“I'll always remember Clay's kindness in my time of need. My prays are with all of you. Barbara Mason ”
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Barbara Mason - Stover - Friend

“I was shocked to hear of Clay's passing. I can only imagine the sorrow for the family. Take comfort in knowing he is with God now. My sympathy to all...Read More »
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike Leah Taylor & Aiden Lemmons - TN

“Clay was always there for everyone and will be missed. ”
65 of 100+ | Posted by: dean forbes - hardyville, KY

“We have known all of your family for many years and have admired the love and closeness that you all have. Clay was an awesome little boy and a great...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Gary & Brenda Tucker - Georgetown, KY

“Spinks Brother RacingMemory message should have included Larry Spinks. ”
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Audrey Spinks - Bowling Green, KY

“To the Jones family I can't express the sadness in my heart that I felt when I was told about this...god bless you all clay was a good and fair man I...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: paul watkins - bowling Green, KY

“So sorry for the passing of Clay will be missed enjoyed him telling me to stay in school and be all you can be my condolences to the family and...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Aliyah Dixon - Bowling green, KY

“May God bless the family with strength and understanding as he has called Clay to his home in heaven. While you mourn the loss of your loved one, ...Read More »
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Russell & Patricia Bilbrey - TN

“Our thoughts and prayers are will all the family and friends of Clay. We are so sorry for your loss Clay will be deeply missed. Racing at Beech Bend...Read More »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Steve & Neeve Hohimer, Josh Harper - KY

“To the Jones family, and to the staff at Beech Bend, we offer our heart felt condolences, and our prayers. May God bless and comfort all of you in...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Alan Roehrich - Murfreesboro, TN

“The Jones family are in my prayers. So sorry for your loss. ”
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Mia Herring (Justice) - Atlanta, GA

“During the twenty years of drag racing at Beech Bend, Clay was the fairest of any track personnel anywhere. He also had a heart as big as he was. ...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Billy Scott and Brad Scott - KY

“So sorry for the loss of a young loved one Praying God's comfort for the family in your time of need. We worked the summer of 2010 at Beech Bend....Read More »
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Rickey & Joel (Betty) Atteberry - KY

“Dallas and Freda and Families, Bill and I are so saddened of Clays passing, just doesn't seem possible. We are so terribly sorry. God Bless you all....Read More »
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Bill and Dorothy Carvper - KY

“Dallas and Family, So sorry for your loss. May your memories give you peace until we meet again. ”
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Larry & Betty Sexton - TN

“I am the Presi9dent of Tri-State International Trucks and I and my staff want to tell the family just how much we appreciated Clay for his business...Read More »
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Bob Cartwright - Union City, TN

“What a wonderful epitaph for your son! God undoubtedly needs saints like him and I'm sure has welcomed him with open arms. What a loss to you and...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Patsy Shrull Hammonds - Franklin,, KY

“My heart is breaking for you all! I'm at a loss for words as there are none that will do justice in this time of sadness. I wish I could be there in...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Christy proffitt - Glasgow, KY

“Dallas,Fredia We are so sorry to hear of Clay's passing, he was a fine young man. We have many fun memories of our times together at the race track....Read More »
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Don and Nancy Ramsey - KY

“I was devastated to hear of Clay's passing. For someone who made a living from public speaking there are no words that can express the loss I feel....Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Leo Taugher - Salem, OH

“I am truly so sorry to hear of Clay's passing. My sympathy and love goes out to the whole family, with special love to Stephanie and Clacey. It...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Sue Nichols - Pegram, TN

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family. Will miss you Clay. ”
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Eric Lotz - Glendora, CA

“I was deeply saddened by the news of Clay's passing. My heart felt condolences to the family & Friends. Working with him through the DC Transport...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Mindi Young - Mechanicsburg, PA

“My prayers go out to the Jones & Beech Bend Park family in time of your loss. May God continue to keep your family as only God knows how in the...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Latonia Kelly - KY

“We are saddened by the news. We send our love, thoughts and prayers. May God lift the entire family up and hold you close in the palm of his hand. ...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Frosty Dillman - Greenwood, IN

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Jones Family, Clay will be missed by all. ”
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Skeeter & Claudia Wayne - KY

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thought and prayer are with the Jones family. Marion and Danny Odom Temple GA Cliff Shipp Dallas GA ”
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Marion Odom - GA

“I HAVE WATCH CLAY GROW FROM A YOUNG BOY TO A GREAT LEADER IN THE RACING WORLD. MY BIGGEST MEMORY IS WHEN I SAW HIM RACE HIS CORVETTE RACE CAR AND THE...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: DOUG GREGORY - WHITE,HOUSE, TN

“Sending prayers to the Jones Family. Wishing everyone well in this time of sorrow. ”
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Ed Rice Family - Springfield, TN

“We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?' asked Piglet. Even longer,' Pooh answered. A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh. Words cannot express our grief and...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeff, Judy, Jordan & Jessi Mitchell - KY

“I did not know Clay as well as most who are posting memories, but I am close friends with his nephew and niece, Broc and Brianne. I know they thought...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Jordan Farley - Louisville, KY

“The entire Jones family has my sincerest prayers as you morn your loss. Clay was a super nice young man and will be missed by all that knew him. At...Read More »
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Jerry Duke - Nashville, TN

“My heart was deeply saddened when i learned of the passing of my friend Clay, we worked together sometime ago at The Hill and he always made me feel...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Greg McMurtry - Hendersonville, TN

“Truly saddened by the news of Clay's passing... It was a pleasure doing business with him over the years. The communities of Beechmont & Bowling...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Kevin Dillard, John Dillard & Amber Coomer - KY

“Stephanie, Clacey, Dallas and Freda, I was so saddened yesterday morning when I received the news about Clay. He was such a great guy to work with...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Travis Miller - Louisville, KY

“All of the Clay Jones family are in our prayers. What a great person Clay was. He always greeted us with a smile and asked how we were. He will be...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Ritch & Deb Bowers - Bunker Hill, IN

“I remember Clay at a very young age playing around at US 60 Raceway in Hardinsburg. My thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of...Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Eddy Kannapel - Hardinsburg, KY

“known clay many many years during racing and going to harley drags remember watching him race his corvette he was a good and kind man will miss you...Read More »
100 of 100+ | Posted by: kathy adams


BEECHMONT – Darren Clay Jones, 42, of Beechmont, died Monday, May 5, 2014 at 12:22 AM at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Clay was born March 9, 1972 in Muhlenberg County. He was Owner of Clay Jones Trucking and DC Transport, Vice-President of Clay's Trucking, Vice-President of Beech Bend Raceway and Beech Bend Park. He was also President of Clacey's Auto & Hardware and Clacey's Quick Fuel. He was a Christian of the Baptist faith and regularly attended Beechmont Baptist Church. He was a devoted husband and loving father and a leader in the community. He was a hard working entrepreneur who was loved and respected by all who knew him.

Survivors include his wife, Stephanie Renee Jones, daughter Clacey Renee Jones; parents Dallas and Alfreda Jones of Bowling Green; sisters Dana (Jonathan) Porter of Beechmont and Charlotte (Rick) Gonzalez of Hendersonville, TN; nephews Broc (Rebecca) Porter, Reed Gonzalez and Grant Gonzalez; nieces Brianne (Jacob) Fortney and Rachel Gonzalez; and grandmother Viola Cottrell of Beechmont.

Funeral Services will be Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 11:00AM at Second Baptist Church in Greenville, with Bro. Steve Ayers officiating, assisting by Bro. Charlie Jones. Burial in Bowling Green Gardens in Bowling Green. Visitation will be Wednesday after 5:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. Mr. Jones will lie in state at Second Baptist Church on Thursday after 9:00AM. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.