Age: 86 Address: Burnsville Date of Death: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Details: Jay Grindstaff of Burnsville, passed away on Wednesday, March 20th at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of the late Grover and Bertha Green Grindstaff and husband of the late, Jewel Gurley Grindstaff. He was also preceded in death by grandchild, Chad; brothers: Arnold, Paul and Carl Grindstaff. Jay was a generous man who always helped his neighbors and friends, master craftsman who loved to build with wood and metal, but most of all he loved his family.
Surviving are his sons: Bobby Grindstaff of Micaville and Kenneth Grindstaff of Burnsville; sisters: Helen Jones and husband, Lawrence, of Bakersville, June Willis of Bakersville and Louise McClellan of Spruce Pine; granddaughter, Crystal of Erwin, TN. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 22ndin the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Ricky Ray will officiate. Burial will be in the Young Cemetery on Arbuckle. The family will receive friends on hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made in Jay’s memory to the Yancey House, 6 Cooper Lane, Burnsville, NC 28714. To send online condolences, please visit our website atwww.yanceyfuneralservice.com.