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Obituaries

April 18, 2013

Dennis Gay

UNIONVILLE — Dennis Neal Gay, 53, of Unionville, died April 14, 2013, at his home.

He was born May 1, 1959, in Waukegan, Ill., to Autridge James and Joyce Mae Eickert Gay. He married Candy Dawson Sept. 23, 1989, in Davis County.

He worked for American Tank and Welding in Bloomfield. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed spending time with his daughters.

He is survived by two daughters, Teagan (Brandon Padget) Gay and Taylor (Phillip) Brown, both of Bloomfield; his mother, Joyce Gay of Savanna, Ill.; a brother, Michael (Kim) Gay of Clinton; three sisters, Jackie (Mike) Leitzen of Maquoketa, Deb (Louie) Maike and Patty Gay, both of Savanna, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Cheryl Barr.

Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. April 27 at the Drakesville United Methodist Church in Drakesville; with Pastor Kevin Gingerich officiating. A gathering will follow the service at the church.

A memorial has been established to his family.

Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be directed to www.waglerfuneralhome.com.

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