WILLIAM HOMER GAY, JR., 74, was the elder son of
William Homer Gay, Sr. & Medora Ella Hall Gay
and was born on June 23, 1924 in Tiffin. He
graduated from Ranger High School in the Class
of 1941 at Ranger, TX. His brothers included
Ralph Allen Gay (RHS-1948), Johnny Boyd Gay
(RHS-1953) and Marvin Gay. Homer, Jr. married
Vera Rae Gordon (RHS-1945). He graduated from
Baylor University in 1947.
Homer died in a Kaufman hospital on May 27, 1999,
at the age of 74, and was buried at Evergreen
Cemetery, Ranger, TX. He was preceded in death by
his wife Vera in 1991 and by his three brothers.
His son, William Homer Gay, III, resides in Mabank,
TX, and a daughter, Marsha Horton resides in
Garland. Other survivors include his mother who
lives in Colorado and grandchildren, Eric Lynn
Horton, Shay Horton and Don Horton.