Henry Lee Lay, 67, of Dermott, passed away on January 16, 2018 at his residence.

He was born in Dermott and was the son of the late Charlie and Margie Bishop Lay.

Mr. Lay was a graduate of Dermott High School. He retired from the United States Navy after twenty years. After his retirement from the Navy, he attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello where he received a degree in computer science.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Jane Deaton.

Survivors include his children, Matt Lay, Christopher Lay, Chris Lay; step-daughter, Melissa Kelly; brothers, Freddie Lay, Harold Lay and James Maynard; 5 grandchildren.

A graveside memorial service will be held on January 27 at 2 p.m. at the Dermott Cemetery in Dermott.