Robert Earl “Bob” Gay, 84, passed away on Tuesday January 1, 2019 at Hillside Nursing & Rehabilitation in Wake Forest. He was born in Wake Forest the son of the late Frank and Irma Bailey Gay and was preceded in death by his wife; Betty Carter Gay and a son; Michael Gay, brothers; John “J.W. and wife Lee, Hayward and wife Polly, sister Mary and husband James.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 o’clock Saturday morning January 5, 2019 at the Flat Rock Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Gay is survived by his daughter; Virginia Alford and husband Herbby of Youngsville, daughter-in-law; Sandra Gay of Wake Forest, grandsons; Jeremy Alford and wife Susan of Franklinton, Timothy Alford and wife Sarah of Louisburg, great granddaughter; Casey Alford, great grandsons; Sebastian and Jasper Alford, niece and nephews.
The family would like to thank Griswold Home Care, especially Mark, Christine, Melinda and the many others that came to look after dad at home. Much, much appreciation to ALL of the staff at Hillside Nursing Center.
Friends may visit with the family at the home of Virginia and Herbby Alford after the service.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest, NC (919-556-5811)