GRANTS PASS — Donald George Gay Sr. died Feb. 15. He was 69.

Mr. Gay was born Jan. 16, 1943, in Medford. He attended Medford High School and married Carol Martin in 1961. They later divorced. .
He worked as a parts salesman for Pape' Caterpiller and Peterson Equipment. He moved to Grants Pass from Gold Hill, in 1997. That year he married Diane Lucero.

He was a member of Sacred Heart, Shepherd of the Valley Church, and St. Anne churches.

He is survived by his wife, Diane; two sons, Don (Roni) Gay, Newberg, and Doug (Lorrie) Gay, Vancouver, Wash.; daughter, Michelle (Adam) Knighten, Central Point; stepdaughter, Desiree Lucero, Grants Pass; five grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Anne Church in Grants Pass.