James Gay

Published 12:00 am Saturday, January 17, 2009

James C. Gay
BOYKINS—James C. Gay, 63, died peacefully at 17403 Pittman Road, Boykins, on Jan. 15.
He was the son of the Joseph H. Gay and the late Lula Deloatch born Feb. 9, 1945 in Northampton, N.C.
Survivors include his two sons, Malcolm Gay of Newport News, and Derrick (Stephanie) Gay of Murfreesboro, N.C.; two grandchildren; his father, Joseph Gay of Jackson, N.C.; two brothers, Harry (Ernestine) Gay of Richmond and Chester Gay of Roanoke Rapids, N.C.; three sisters, Dorothy Artis of Roanoke Rapids, Emma Rimm of Norfolk and Thelma Lundy of Chesapeake; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church, Jackson, with the Rev. Timothy Edwards officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery,
Faison’s Funeral Home Inc., 301 Park St., Seaboard, N.C. is handling arrangements.
A wake will be held Sunday from 6 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Family and friends are ask to assemble at the funeral home Monday at 12 noon for the processional to the church.