Gay, James William, 79, of Mableton, Georgia was born on June 16, 1938 and entered into eternal rest peacefully on December 2, 2017 surrounded by his loving wife and family. J.W. as he was affectionally called was the seventh of nine children born to Earl Eugene Gay, Sr., and Ollie Jean Gay.
He leaves to cherish his life and memories, his devoted wife of 31 years, Rosa Stone Gay of Mableton, Georgia. He is also survived by son and daughter-in-law Marcus A. and Sonia Gay of Milledgeville, Georgia; son and daughter-in-law Michael and Denise Gay of Canton, Georgia and daughter and son-in-law Marchelle and Tony Pritchett of Cartersville, Georgia. Five grandchildren; Kyeisha, Marcus Jr., Jalen, Waverli and Brian; Siblings, Ruth F. Fields of College park, Georgia, Robert E. and Beatrice Gay of Glen Ellyn, Illinois and Julia A. and Paul Durham of College Park, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
SERVICES Visitation Friday, December 08, 2017 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Grissom- Clark Eastlake Chapel 227 East Lake Drive SE Atlanta, Georgia 30317
Interment: Georgia National Cemetery 1080 Scott Hudgens Dr. Canton Georgia 30117. December 12,2017 at 12:30PM
Funeral Service Saturday, December 09, 2017 12:00 PM
Mt. Olive Baptist Church 131 Mill Street Woodstock, Georgia 30188
Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of Grissom-Clark Funeral Home.
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