WESTVILLE — Skylar “Bill” Taylor Gay, 17, of Westville, passed away at 11:54 a.m. Oct. 2, 2013, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
He was born on March 19, 1996, the son of the late Kevin Gay and Denise Tomlinson Gay.
Skylar was a well-known die-hard Chicago Bears fan. He enjoyed playing Xbox, surfing the Internet and UFC Cage fighting. He loved his two dogs, Smokey and Rastus. Skylar especially loved being around his family and friends.
He will be dearly missed by his mother, Denise Gay of Westville; his brothers and sister, Kevin R. Gay II, Austin J. Gay and Chelsey L. (fiancé, Justin James) Gay; his grandparents, Don and Luella Hennett of Westville; his niece, Adyson Gay; his special family and many friends, Auntie T and Pep, Devin, Jeremy, Justin, Jonny, Timmy and Sara, John Boy, Frog, Joe Dirt, Booty, T.K., Jimmy and Bub.
A celebration of his life will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel, Westville, with Pastor James Blue officiating. Visitation will be 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest in Sunset Memorial Park, Danville. Immediately following the service, family and friends are welcome to meet at the Westville American Legion for luncheon.
Donations may be given to his family to assist in purchase of a marker. Please join his family in sharing memories through his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.