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Roscoe Perry Gay

December 17, 1941 — August 8, 2022

MOULTRIE, GA – Roscoe Perry Gay, 80, of Moultrie, passed away Monday, August 8, 2022, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, August 11, 2022, at Midway Free Will Baptist Church with the Reverend Randy Jackson and his grandson Mr. Clint Jones officiating.  Interment will follow in Midway Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 PM Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at Cobb Funeral Chapel.

Casketbearers will be Brady Mercer, Sean Sauls, Matt Sauls, Reese Grantham, Tracy Gay, Christopher Harvin, and Julius Roundtree.  Honorary casketbearers will be Darrell Gay, Merle Gay, Jerry Walters, Aldine Hart, Wayne Lacey, Doug Durham, J. B. Tucker, Leroy Gray, Jimmy Matthews, and Bobby Griner.

Born December 17, 1941, in Moultrie, Georgia, he was the son of the late Furman Gay and Leola Bishop Gay.  Mr. Gay was a well-known caterer that everyone in South Georgia used and respected.  He loved the Lord and served Him as a faithful member, Sunday School teacher and Deacon at Midway Free Will Baptist Church.  Mr. Gay was a Mason for 50 years and was a member of the Shriner’s.  He was a farmer and a former Colquitt County Commissioner.   Mr. Gay loved his family and enjoyed turkey hunting, gardening, and riding on his tractors.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Deloyce Phelps Gay; child, Lynn Gay; sisters, Duane Sterling, Dovie Thompson; brother, Gerald Gay.

Survivors include his wife, Callie Josephine Sloan Gay of Moultrie; children, Sam Gay and wife Annie of Moultrie, Amy Jones and husband Darin of Lilburn, GA, Michael Gay and wife Melissa of Panama City, FL, Tony Gay and wife Stacey of Kathleen, GA; grandchildren, Keri Dukette and husband Jonathan, Melynda Jones, Clint Jones and wife Lauren, David Gay and wife Jill, Tyler Gay, Troy Gay and fiancée Sarah Alice, Trey Potter; great-grandchildren, Robert McKoon, Julian Dukette, Adilynn Gay, Anna Gay, Micah Jones, Ollie Gay; sister-in-law, Elaine Gay of Gainesville, GA numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.

Memorial contributions may be made to Midway Free Will Baptist Church, 287 Lower Meigs Road, Moultrie GA 31768.

 

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 11, 2022

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MIdway Freewill Baptist Church

287 Lower Meigs Road
Moultrie, GA 31768

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Interment

Thursday, August 11, 2022

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Midway Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery

287 Lower Meigs Road
Moultrie, GA 31768

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