Eric Franklin Bay (MGySgt-USMC Retired) Eric Franklin Bay, 83, died on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. He was a peninsula resident for about ten years and was a member of Deer Park Baptist Church. Eric retired from the United States Marine Corp. after thirty years as a Master Gunnery Sergeant. He was a teacher and a drum major for the Marine Corp. Drum and Bugle Corp. Survivors include his wife, of 34 years, Peggy T. Bay; two children, Linda Budahn (Mike) and Lora McCain; one sister, Kristine Layman; and two grandchildren, Matthew and Alex Budahn. He was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister. A funeral service will be held at Deer Park Baptist Church in Newport News, VA on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 10:30 until 12:00 at Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory in Fairburn, GA. Interment will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 2 o’clock at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia. The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made to Deer Park Baptist Church, 826 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601. Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory, 770-964-4800. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Eric F. Bay please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Eric F Bay March 23 1935 January 29 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Fairburn, state: Georgia