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Clayton F Kisela Jr.

April 3, 1977 ~ March 11, 2021 (age 43)


Clayton "Clay Ox" Kisela, Jr., age 43, of Columbus, Ohio entered eternal rest on March 11th, 2021. Clayton graduated from Mount Carmel High School in 1997. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Business Technology Management from Pennsylvania College of Technology in 2010. 
Clay had a passion for helping others, as well as, rescuing animals. Clay would go out of his way to help those he loved. He always had a joke, a silly face, or a goofy way to make you laugh. He enjoyed spending time with family, friends, and his dogs. He also enjoyed music, taking silly selfies, antiquing, thrifting, cooking, architectural drawing, and building complex lego structures. 
He is survived by: 
Mother: Deby Berry of Pottstown
Sisters: Veronica Persing, brother-in-law Bill Persing of Shamokin, PA
April Mariano of Walnutport, PA 
Brothers: Troy Kisela of Shamokin, PA
Keith Kisela of Mt. Carmel, PA
Nieces: Aubrey, Alyssa, Sophia, Eliana, and Danielle 
Nephews: Aaron, Brandon, Derian, Connor 
His Dogs: Iggy, Pilar, Pez, Penny,Pippa, and Paddy
Best friend: Lisa Mahoney of Columbus, Ohio 

He also survived by many other friends and family including numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his beloved dog Scooter; father, Clayton Kisela Sr.; grandmother, Elanore Tobias; grandfathers, John Zakashefski and Clair Tobias; cousin, Ryan Cambell.

Flowers can be sent to the funeral home or Clay would love if donations can be made to The Canine Collective Shelter Plain City, OH 43064 or on their website at


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Memorial Service
March 27, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Edwards Funeral Service
1166 Parsons Avenue
Columbus, OH 43206

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