Robert Richard Gay, Jr.

July 30, 1936July 10, 2018

Robert Richard Gay Jr. son of Robert R. Gay Sr. and Eloise Edwards Gay went to be with the Lord July 10, 2018. He was born July 30, 1936 in Bridgton, Maine.

Richard served in the United States Air Force going on to work as a meteorologist with Pan American World Airways in August of 1958 then on with CSR retiring December 4, 2009. He was a member of Rocket V.F.W. Post 4534 in Rockledge Florida.

Richard is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ruth Gagnon Gay; sons, Paul Gay (Teresa) of Great Falls Montana, Peter Gay (Michelle) of Mims, (Richard Baron, Deceased) Carol of Westerville, Ohio and daughter, Pamela Carnes (Wayne) of Melbourne, 15 Grandchildren and 11 Great-Grandchildren; brother Roger Gay (Ann); sister, Patricia Gohn and several nieces and nephews.

A Visitation will be held Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm at The Life Event Center at Florida Memorial, 5950 South US Highway 1, Rockledge, FL with a Funeral Service to follow at 3:00 pm.

Please send donations to Health First Hospice, 200 S Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32952.


21 July


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Life Event Center at Florida Memorial

5950 South US Highway 1
Rockledge, Florida

21 July

Funeral Service

3:00 pm

Life Event Center at Florida Memorial

5950 South US Highway 1
Rockledge, Florida


Robert Richard Gay, Jr.

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Tom deRussy

July 13, 2018

Bobby is seated in this picture from the early 60's at the Cape Weather Station, where he spent many years of dedicated duty.

Sarah Rudolph

July 12, 2018

I was helping grandma get Bobert(yes, he is my Bobert) in bed and he was fighting me tooth and nail to get into bed. I finally looked at him and said jokingly,"If you dont get in bed, I am going to beat you." He looked at me and said, "You are going to need something to hit me with... there is a stick over there." ...oh Bobert