Floyd "Junior" Kay, 80, of Frank Crook Road, Canon, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017, at Hart Care Center.
Born on February 13, 1937 in Hartwell, he was the son of the late Floyd Kay Sr. and Naomi Welborn Kay. Mr. Kay was a poultry farmer, member of the Bethany Baptist Church, former deacon and a member of the senior adult Sunday School class.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Weaver Kay; two sons, Steve Kay and his wife Angela of Jonesboro and Scott Kay of Decatur; a daughter, Lesha Jones and her husband Tim of Canon; a brother, James Kay of Royston; three sisters: Imogene Campbell of Royston, Nellie Hembree and Shirley Martin both of Hartwell; eight grandchildren: Evan Kay, Ryan Kay, Megan Kay, Rebecca Barrow and her husband Justin, Zach Jones, Ashton Jones, Ethan Jones and Eli Jones also survive. Mr. Kay was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Rev. Luther Kay and Edgar Kay and three sisters: Frances Fleming, Leila Vaughn and Nancy Paxton.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at the Bethany Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Durham and Rev. Luther Thomason officiating. Burial was in the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Bethany Baptist Church, 2085 Bethany-Bowersville Road, Canon GA 30520 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta GA 30346.
The Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell was in charge of all arrangements. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.stricklandfh.com.