Jay was a Major in the U.S. Air Force 20 years serving in the Vietnam War and at Scott Air Force Base. As a civil servant, he worked 30+ years for the Department of Defense at Boeing. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fairview Heights Illinois, and a member of the Choir. He was also a member of the Sierra Club and the Gateway Riders.
He was preceded in death by his:
Surviving are his:
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, pancan.org
Visitation: Visitation from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Monday, January 7, 2019 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 12:30 pm, Monday, January 7, 2019 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Father Nicholas Junker officiating. Interment will follow with honors at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.