Addison Wayne Gay |

Addison Wayne Gay

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Addison Wayne Gay, 83, passed away Feb. 18, 2013, at Mesa Vista Assisted Living in Battlement Mesa.

Addison was born March 5, 1929, in Flint, MI, to Addison and Thelma (Hect) Gay. He married Edith Mae Stadsklev on Aug. 5, 1950, in Flint, MI. Addison was a Pastor, Teacher, School Administrator, and an avid hunter in the Flat Tops Wilderness area. He graduated from Nyack College and Butler University. He was a charter member of the Aurora Alliance Church.

Addison was the beloved husband of Edith Mae; treasured father to daughters Ellen Thompson of Elizabeth, CO, and Norene (Jon) Wilson of Rifle, CO.; wonderful “Grampa” to six grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Edith Mae.

A memorial service will be held at Grace Bible Church, on Feb. 23, 2013 at 1 p.m. in Battlement Mesa. Pastor Jedediah Johnston will officiate. Addison will be buried with his wife in the family plot in Elizabeth, CO.

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The family suggests memorials be sent to Grace Bible Church, 0775 Spencer Parkway, Parachute, CO 81635.

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