Charles Wendell Jay Sr., 90, peacefully passed away at home on January 5, 2017.
Charles was born on August 23, 1926 in Tunnel Hill to Charlie and Lena Jay. He was predeceased by his only child, Charles Jay and his daughter-in-law Diane Jay, and is survived by his wife Ola Faye Jay, grandson and granddaughter-in-law Michael and Erin Jay, and great-granddaughter Penelope Jay.
Charles served in the U.S. Army during World War II and then worked in the automotive industry before teaching automotive classes. Deeply devoted, Charles filled many roles in his church and with the Gideons and served as a lay speaker for decades.
There will be a viewing of his body on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Lord and Stephens in Danielsville and a service at Gordon’s Chapel in Hull at 1:00 pm on Monday, January 9, 2017.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gideons International, 1-866-382-4253.
Lord and Stephens, Danielsville is in charge of arrangements.