Jay Ferris

Born: Sat., Oct. 15, 1938
Died: Thu., Jun. 13, 2013


Memorial Service

4:00 PM Sun., Jul. 07, 2013


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Mr. Jay Ferris, 74, of Golden Valley, died Thursday, June 13, 2013 from complications arising from colon cancer.
He was the son of the late Edwin and Katherine Norris Ferris. He was born in Greenwich, CT and attended Greenwich High School and graduated from the University of Connecticut. He lived on the Connecticut coast for many years before moving to the mountains of North Carolina in 1993. Jay was an Engineer, a writer, politician, builder, blogger (www.lovinglikegod.com), inventor, and innovator, but he will be best remembered for having a heart for The Lord. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Jay is survived by his wife, Carleen Ferris; two daughters, Heather Ferris of East Hampton, CT, and Melissa Stolasz of Bristol, RI; two sons, Tim Ferris of Bostic, and William Ferris of The Woodlands, TX; a sister, Donna Sutton of Wilmington; and a brother, Ned Ferris; there are three grandchildren, Sasha Stolasz, Theodore James Stolasz, and Luca Ferris.
The family is planning a Memorial Service to be held at 4:00 pm Sunday, July 7, 2013 on the grounds of the family homeplace, 154 Havilah Drive, Golden Valley.
Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.
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bob & gail singer
   Posted Thu June 13, 2013
Our prayers and thoughts to the Ferris family.

Dewey & Libby Smith
   Posted Wed June 19, 2013
So sorry to hear about Jay. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family.

Bobbi Jean Price
   Posted Sun July 07, 2013
It was an honor to have known him. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Art Konstantino and Cindy Mulvey
   Posted Sun June 15, 2014
Dear Carleen and the rest of the family and friends,
Jay will live eternally through all the lives he touched in his short period of existence. He and Carleen met with us at their home in Bostic for a day when we were visiting Hallelujah Acres to learn about health. They hosted a Christ-Life meeting with Warren and Robbie Litzman at their home in I think it was Clinton, that we attended.
During the last part of our visit with Jay and Carleen, Jay expressed to us that the core of our Christian faith and walk with God is helped through small personal home church meetings where growth abounds.
Jay and Carleen love God and again we say "Jay lives on in each of us."

Take care Carleen and the rest of the family,
Art & Cindy

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