1956 ~ 2011
Clay Roland Anderson, better known as Coach, passed away late Monday, January 24, 2011. Clay was born on January 15, 1956, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He graduated from Bountiful High School and went on to serve an LDS mission to Kentucky. He graduated from Brigham Young University where he met and married the love of his life Julie Stewart in the Salt Lake Temple on July 12, 1979. He took great pride in his five children and their accomplishments; he never missed a game or recital. Clay has been a professor of physical fitness at Utah Valley University for several years. He had a great love for basketball and went on to coach at Southern Utah University, Utah Valley University, and Timpanogos High School.
Clay is survived by his parents Roland and MaryJune Anderson; his wife Julie Stewart Anderson; his children Jacob Clayton (Cherice Skousen), Nathan Derek (Suzanne Nielsen), Lindsee Leah, Jordan James, and Taylor Brynn Anderson; and his grandchildren Lincoln Derek and Kingston Jake Anderson. Clay was a brother to Lori Smetana (Robert Smetana), Rolayne Hosking (Ken Hosking), Brian Anderson (Kim Henry), Tyler Anderson (Erika Munns), and Justin Anderson (Anne Stock), and the late Jan Teichert (Matt Teichert). Clay was a loved husband, father, grandfather, brother, son, friend, and forever our coach.
Funeral services will be Friday, January 28, 2011, at 11 am at the Lindon Central Stake Center, 56 East 600 North, Lindon, Utah. A viewing will be held Thursday, January 27, 2011, from 7-9 at the Stake Center, or Friday, also at the Stake Center, from 9:30 to 10:30 am, prior to services. Interment, Orem City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to infobergmortuary.com.