Larry was truly one of a kind with his gentle nature, strength and baritone voice. He was a loving husband, father and son. He was a member of the Lamon Chapel Lodge 723. He will be laid to rest at Walker Memory Gardens with military honors and Masonic honors.
Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Parlor. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Walker Memory Gardens. Doug Haynes will officiate.
He was preceded in death by his father, William “Tom” Gay; son, Bobby Odom; and mother-in-law, Helen Thompson.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Beverly Gay; son, Andrew Ryan Gay; mother, Sara Estell Gay; brothers, Gary Gay (Lisa) and Tommy Gay (Mary Ann); grandchildren, Alex Odom, Andrew Walker and Josh Key; father-in-law, Ed Thompson; brother-in-law, Allen Thompson; and nieces, Natasha Gay, Amanda Thompson Remer and Devonn Lindsey Thompson.