Survivors will be conducted by Brother Wayne Miller and Bill Bryson. Interment will follow in the Union Hill Cemetery in the Smith County community of Sykes.
Survivors include: wife Peggy Cleibron Bay; and sons Kevin (Carole) Bay and Kerry (Heather) Bay.
Also surviving are siblings Willie (Ruby) Bay and Dorothy (Frank) Reed; grandchildren Erica (Brandon) Guess, Krista (Erik) Bullington, Brittany Bay, Richard Bay, Jord’n Bay, and Cordell Bay; great grandchildren Jakob Guess, Emma Guess, Caroline O’Brien and Ava O’Brien.
Mr. Bay is preceded in death by mother Edna Bay; father Earl Thomas Bay; and brother Earl Thomas Bay Jr.
Active pallbearers: Pat Agee, Julian Sampson, Winton Chaffin, Bob Stout, Gary Enzfelder, Gordon Gill, Brian Tuggle and Mackey Bentley.
Honorary pallbearers: LebanonHigh School Class of 1956, Cracker Barrel Purchasing & Product Development, Mark Tanzer, Nelson Griffin, Friendship Christian School Board of Directors and the faculty & staff of Friendship Christian School.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Alive Hospice, American Cancer Society, or Friendship Christain School.
Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.