James "Ricky" Gay, Sr.
On September 18, 2020 at 10:22 am James Richard Gay Sr. (Ricky Gay) peacefully passed away at his home surrounded by family at the age of 56. He was born on November 18, 1963 in Bogalusa, La. He was a lifelong resident of Denham Springs, La. Our dad lived life to the fullest. He worked as a carpenter with Airline Mobile Home Movers for over 20 years. He also loved to fish and spend time with his friends. His memory is cherished by his 4 children; Ashley King and husband David, James (Jamie) Gay Jr and wife Brandy, Joseph Gay and wife Sarah, Jimmy York and wife Julie. He has 13 grandkids and 3 great grandsons, his mom Sally O'Bryant White, siblings Darnell Wilson, Ann Lejeune and husband John, Mary Shaw, DL Gay Jr, stepsiblings Patrick White Jr and wife Delores, Kathryn Jeansonne and husband James, his long time girlfriend Marsue Rosa. He is also survived by the mother of his children Deirdre York Creel. He is proceeded in death by his father DL Gay Sr, stepdad Patrick White Sr, sisters Virginia Gay and Marjorie Gay, brother Earl Gay, brother-n-law Danny Shaw, and nieces Lynn Doiga and Chasady Gay. Visitation will be at Seale Funeral home in Denham Springs on Wednesday, September 23 from 12 pm until services at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow at Denham Springs Cemetery. Services conducted by Keith Zachary. Pallbearers will be Breland Doiga, Johnny Sheldon, Eddie Richardson, Calvin Toups, Jody Wilson, and Ryan Primeaux. Honorary Pallbearers will be Hunter Gay and Tristan Johnson. Our family would like to extend a special thank you to Kara Medlock, Denisha Oubre, and the nurses with St. Joseph's Hospice and all those who prayed for him and our family.
**please note services are tentative due to pending weather. Please check back for updates or call Seale Funeral Home 225-664-4143.