William H. Gay Jr.

William H. Gay Jr., age 82, of New Martinsville, WV, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Liza’s Place, Wheeling WV.

He was born June 20, 1935 in Clariton, PA, the son of William and Martha Smith Gay.

He was a retired Instrument Repairman at Ormet Corporation, a member of USWA local #5760, and a member of the Masonic Lodge #374 F & AM of New Matamoras, OH.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Mike Gay and a brother, Robert Stancil Gay.

Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Candy Collins Gay; two sons, Greg (Mai) Gay of Columbus, OH and Tom Gay of New Matamoras, OH; a daughter, Cindy Gay of NY; a stepson, Jeremy (Melissa) Williams of Wheeling, WV; a step daughter, Jacqueline (Roger) Clegg of New Martinsville, WV; five grandchildren, John and Catilyn Orbanek, Laurel “Liza” Clegg, Ethan and Emily Williams, and nieces, Dr. Carol Gay and Lisa Gay.

Private Interment at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory New Martinsville.

Contributions can be made to Lizas’s Place 308 Mount St. Joseph Rd. Wheeling, WV 26003 or American Cancer Society.

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com