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Benjamin (Ben) Soloman Clay, I passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the age of 79. Husband of Alma Clay; son of the late Herman Isidore Clay, Sr. and Alma St. Martin Clay; father of Benjamin Soloman Clay, II (Nicole) and Cheryletta Harrison (Michael); step father of Quanna Batiste-Brown, Patrice Batiste and Peter Batiste, Jr.; grandfather of Michael Sean Harrison, Jr. and Tayler Sean Harrison; brother of Henry, Allen, Richard, Edgar, James, Nathaniel, Doreatha, Mary, Jeanetta, Patricia, Ophelia, Betty, Deborah, the late Joseph, Herman and Audrey; brother-in-law of Audrey, Bernadine, Flora, Jimmy, Tyrone, Sam, Caleb and the late Lois. He is also survived by a host of step-grandchildren, godchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family, pastor, officers and members of Powerhouse Church, The City of Love Church and New Generation Fellowship, also employees of Ochsner Clinic Foundation are all invited to attend a Funeral Service at New Generation Fellowship, 1000 Roosevelt Blvd., Kenner, LA on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 10:30 am. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am. Interment: Southeast LA Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. Please visit to sign the guestbook.