FRED GAY, age 73, of West Chicago, formerly of Lombard was welcomed in the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 15 at his home.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 17 from 3 to 8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.
Funeral Service will be held Thursday, August 18, with Mr. Gay Lying-In-State from 10 AM until the time of Service at 11 AM at Lombard Bible Church, Lombard.
Interment will be at Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst, Illinois.
Mr. Gay is survived by his wife, Rena; his son, Robert (Nadine) Gay of Somonauk, Illinois; his daughter, Laura (Victor) Goode; and six Grandchildren, Olivia, Austin, and Vivian Gay, Eric and Scott Joyce, and Abigail Goode of Plainfield.
Mr. Gay is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Ruby Gay; 6 brothers, and 3 sisters.
Fred was a Veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force. He had been a lift truck mechanic and owned Fred Gay Lift Truck for 34 years. Fred was a member of Lombard Bible Church where he exemplified a spirit of encouragement and servant hood, helping in the churches stockade and brigade ministries for the young boys, men’s programs, and caring for the church property improvement. Fred was loved by all who met him. He was a special friend to the church staff. His character was one with spiritual strength, truth, and honor.
Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard. More info 1-888-629-0094 or www.brustfuneralhome.com
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