Edward Ray Bay

May 29, 1958 – October 1, 2021

Edward Ray Bay, 63, of Bedford, died on October 1st at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born May 29, 1958, in Lebanon, TN, he was the son of Earl Thomas Bay and Mary Ann (Sheldon) Bay. He married Tammy Romans on March 23, 1981, and she survives. He worked for Shoney’s for over 40 years, eventually owning several, and was most recently a laborer for General Motors. He was a very passionate member of the Bedford Contingent, through which he was an NRA instructor.

Survivors include his wife, Tammy of Bedford; two sons, Caleb Thomas Bay and William Christopher Bay, both of Bedford; his mother, Mary Ann of Lebanon, TN; siblings, Mary Edna Bay, Ann Marie Clemmons, and Gail Hart and husband Tommy; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded by his father, Earl Bay, and one brother, William “Bubba” Bay.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 8th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Reno Bates and Shannon Childers officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 7th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Bedford Contingent in memory of Edward.

Family and friends can express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

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