Timothy W. Gay, age 59, of Mooresboro, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2020 at his residence.
Timothy was born April 30, 1961 in Polk County to the late Margie Mae Moore Gay. He worked at Cone Mills-Haynes Plant for many years before his retirement. His favorite pastime was watching cooking shows and pro-wrestling. Timothy loved spending time with his family. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and friend.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded by a sister, Joyce Ann Hughes and mother-in-law, Sylvia Moore.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of thirty-eight years, Pamela Gay; daughter, Kindra McKinney (Justin) of Ellenboro; four sons, Scott Gay of Bloomington, Indiana, Brandon Gay of Ellenboro, James Gay (Miranda) of Ellenboro and Marcus Gay of Mooresboro; father-in-law, John “J.C.” Moore of Dobbinsville; three brothers, Mike Gay (Lisa), Tommy Gay and Harry Gay (Kelly) all of Spruce Pine, NC. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Jackson, Garrison, Olivia and Jamison Wise Gay.
The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 pm on Friday, August 21, 2020 at High Shoal Baptist Church with Reverend Shane Adkins and Reverend Eugene Passmore officiating. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service time at the church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Following the interment, the family will receive friends at 163 Amanda’s Drive, Ellenboro.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to the American Cancer Society, https://donate3.cancer.org or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org
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