Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1941

Lee Roy Jay LEE ROY JAY of Gridley, CA, died at the age of 84 on Sept. 9, 2006 in Yuba City, CA. Burial was in the Riverside National Cemetery. He was born in Ranger, TX on Sept. 8, 1922. Lee attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1941. Roy worked as a salesman for Imperial Hardware Co. in Indio, CA, and then as a furniture manager for Imperial Furniture from 1960-1971 in Riverside, CA. He was store manager for Imperial Furniture from 1971-1986 in Indio, CA. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1941- 1946 as Pharmacists Mate 2nd Class. He was also at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Corona, CA during the Korean War from 1951 to 1952. He relocated to Indio in 1947. Lee Roy Jay married Joyce Eugenia Michaelsen in 1949. He moved to Riverside in 1960; returned to Indio in 1971; moved to San Diego in 1986; and then moved to Gridley, CA in 1995, where he resided in the area for 10 years. At the time of his death, he was survived by daughters Charlotte Lockhart of Biggs, CA, and Carolynn Plummer of Santee, CA; sons Larry Jay of Yucca Valley, CA, and Randy Jay of LaQuinta, CA; 7 grandchildren; sisters Elizabeth Jay Waynich (RHS-1937) of Benbrook, TX, Deluia Jay Blair (RHS-1936) of Riverside, CA, and JoAnne Jay Henderson of San Antonio, TX; brothers Carlon Jay (RHS-1944) of Wichita Falls, TX, & James Wesley Jay of Keller, TX. Other siblings are Una Joan Jay and Carlon B. Jay.