Master Sergeant Jay S. Cleaver (retired) – 50, gained his wings surrounded by his family, April 17, 2018. MSgt. Cleaver was born December 17, 1967 in Topeka, Kansas to John and Alda Cleaver. Jay served his country honorably and was a loving son, spouse, father, brother and friend. He is survived by his mother Alda, his wife Denise, and his sons Jon and Josh. A memorial and celebration of his life will be held at Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park June 9. Donations can be made to Heidiâ€™s Legacy Dog Rescue, the center where as a volunteer Jay found his 2nd calling in life.