Mr. William "B.J." Jackson Delay

April 15, 1931September 4, 2012

William “B.J.” Jackson Delay, age 81, of Statham, GA, died Tuesday, September 4, 2012. He served in the Navy Reserve and retired from John Manville as a mechanic. B.J. was preceded in death by his wife, Jean H. Delay, and his parents, Harmon C. and Minelle Jackson Delay. He is survived by his sons, Wayne (Judy) Delay of Statham, GA, Jeff (Jan) Delay of Clarkesville, GA, and Ken (Angela) Delay of Millen, GA; his daughter, Nancy Barr of Snellville, GA; 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. A visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 6 until 9 PM. A funeral service will take place in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 11 AM with Reverend Gordon Griffin officiating. An interment will follow at Barrow Memorial Gardens. Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, is in charge of the arrangements.


  • Visitation Thursday, September 6, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 7, 2012

Mr. William "B.J." Jackson Delay

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Hillyer Godfrey

September 12, 2012

I worked with B.J. several years at Johns-Manville, he was a friend when I needed one. I know he will be missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him. Our prayers to all the family.......

Frances Green

September 7, 2012

Ken&Family, So very sorry for the lost of your Dad. Their is know words of comfort, right now, the wounds are too fresh,But remember that Joy Comes In The Morning.God Bless you at this time of sorrow.

Randy King

September 6, 2012

Our deepest sympathy to all the family. Randy & Debra King

September 5, 2012

Ken & Angela,
My deepest heartfelt sympathy to your family. My prayers go out to you and your family.

Kim Saxon

The Lassiter's

September 5, 2012

Praying for all of you as you say Goodbye to B.J. Know that he is in a better place and reunited with Jean! Love to all the Delay Family.

Gayle Brady Roach

September 5, 2012

Ken I am so sorry to hear of the death of your Dad. You are in my prayers.I have walked the walk, you are walking and know it's not an easy one. My our heavenly father give you comfort at this time. Gayle Brady Roach

September 5, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

God Bless.
Katherine Weeks [Sylvania,Ga.]

mike & alice farr

September 5, 2012

Our deepest sympathy to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

September 5, 2012

Our sincere sympathy to the family.
Lamar & Gloria Doster

Smith Memory Chapel, Inc.

September 5, 2012

Our thoughts are with the family and friends at this time.