Birth: Jan. 1, 1873 Death: Jan., 1935 From The Daily Midway Driller Newspaper, Taft CA.Front page – Wed., Jan 23, 1935William Robert Lay, 62, passed away Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.at the home of his daughter, Mrs Robert Breeze at 103 Buchanan St.Mr. Lay was born in Tennessee , January 1, 1873, and had lived onthe West Side for the pass 11 years.Besides a host of friends, he leaves to mourn his passing,his widow, Mrs. Emily Lay, four daughters, Mrs. Robert Breeze ofTaft, Mrs. Ruth Piper and Mrs. Neil MacAnany* of Long Beach andMrs. Bethe Marble of Monroe, Utah.;two sons, Preston Lay of LongBeach and Robert Lay of Circleville Utah and 14 grandchildren,Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m.in the chapel of theTaft Funeral Home. Elder Tindal of the Seventh Day Advintiswill officiate. Interment will follow in the West Side Cemetery.Friends may call this evening and tomorrow at the Taft Funeral