Andrew W. "Andy" Gay, 59, of Decatur, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 10, 2020, in Monroeville, IN. He was born in Angola, IN, on December 15, 1960, the son of Philip K. Gay and Lauralee D. Brownwell.
He worked in the food industry the majority of his life and was the owner and operator of the popular Corner Café in Decatur. He had exemplary culinary skills and was especially known for his homemade pies. He was a member of the Bridge Community Church in Decatur.
Andy was an active member of Decatur Chamber of Commerce and Decatur Main Street. He was the 2019 recipient of the Chamber President’s Award. He was currently serving as the President of the Decatur Optimist Club. He was also a founding member of Decatur Cultural Connection.
He is survived by his father and step mother, Philip and Anna Gay of Ocala, FL; his mother, Lauralee D. MacLeod of Angola; his wife, Kim Schultz-Gay of Decatur; 4 sons, Logan P. (Deidre) Gay of Corunna, Mason D. Schultz of Decatur, Dalton R. (Alaina) Schultz of Decatur, and Colton W. Gay of Ft. Wayne; a daughter, Payton N. Schultz of Decatur; a brother, Bradley A. “Cricket (Tereasa) Gay of Clearlake, IN; step sister, Michelle (Doug) Shively of Suwannee, GA and a step brother, Michael (Donna Breedan) Nichols of Naples, FL; 2 grandchildren, Brady Schocke and Walker Gay.
Andy was preceded in death by his daughter, Blair Gay.
Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, with an Optimist Memorial Service at 8:00 p.m.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 16, 2020, at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, Pastor Mo Hodge will be officiating.
Memorials may be made to A.C.C.F. Optimist Scholarship Fund or P.A.W.S. of Adams County.
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