Obittext:Jesse Willard Lay, 68, of East Enterprise, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 at Dearborn County Hospital, Lawrenceburg.
Jesse was born in Casey County, Ky. Aug. 12, 1945, a son of the late Bessie (Buck) and Thorton Lay. He worked as a general foreman at Delta Faucet in Greensburg, retiring in 1986. Jesse enjoyed fishing, woodworking and taking care of his yard. He also liked talking to his friends around the table at the Marathon station in East Enterprise.
Jesse is survived by a son, Jeffrey Lay, of Greensburg; a stepdaughter, Deadra Nordhoff, of Sanibel, Fla.; a stepson,Troy Nordhoff, of Greensburg; by three sisters, Carolyn Wright, of Milan; Linda Cann, of East Enterprise; Connie Sigmon, of East Enterprise; three brothers, Carl Lay, of East Enterprise; Alton Lay, of Versailles; Chester Lay, of East Enterprise.
Jesse was preceded in death by his parents, by brothers, Stanley and Raymond Lay, and by sisters, Datha Carman and Lillie May Lay.
Funeral service is at Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, Pastor Hobert Byrd officiating.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Markland Funeral Home. Burial will be at New Liberty Cemetery, East Enterprise.
Family requests donations to American Cancer Society or Switzerland County Life Squad.
Condolences at marklandfuneralhome.com.