– Kay, 82, died March 24 in Stayton. He was born Huntsville,
AR, moving to Central Point in 1951 from California, to Bandon
in 1961 and settling in Stayton in 1964. Kay served in the
Army Reserves. He married Lucile Abbott on July 6, 1956 in
Medford. Kay taught and coached at Stayton High School from
1964 until retiring in 1994 with a few years off that he took
to build houses as a building contractor. He enjoyed his
grandsons, watching sports, hunting, fishing, crabbing and
upkeep on the house.
is survived by his wife: Lucile of Stayton; sons: Craig
(Paige) Kelley of Gaithersburg, MD and Scott Kelley of Salem;
sister: Sue (Gary) Kaufman of Macleay; grandsons: Joel, Luke
and Noah Kelley.
memorial service will be held at Stayton Christian Church,
where he was a member, on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm.
Contributions may be made in his memory to Stayton Christian
Church. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.