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Herbert M. Gay, Jr.

January 21, 1946 ~ July 2, 2018 (age 72)

WILSON - Herbert M. Gay, Jr., 72, died Monday, July 2, 2018.

Funeral, Friday, 6:00 PM, Wilson Memorial Service, followed by a time of visiting and sharing.

He grew up in Saratoga and was a member of Farmington Heights Church of God.  A veteran of the Vietnam War, he served in the Marines and came home to join the Army National Guard.  He worked with the U. S. Postal Service and his last assignment was in Falkland, Pitt County.

Surviving is his wife, Joyce Edwards Gay; sons, Tim Gay (Jo Ellen) and Scott Gay (Sarah), all of Wilson; grandchildren, Savannah, Caylan, Rylan and Ellison Gay; brother, William Gay (Orrie) of Wilson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Pauline Owens Gay; sister, Julia Gay Burress.

The family will be at 4413 Davis Farm Drive off Lake Wilson Rd. 

Memorials are suggested to SECU Family Home, 123 Old Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill, NC  27517-4431


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