RALEIGH - Blanchard Kearney B.K. Gay Jr., 75, died Thursday, May 18, 2006. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at Pearce Baptist Church cemetery, 4636 Pearce Road, Zebulon, with the Rev. Mark Cottrell officiating.

He was born in Franklin County to the late Blanchard K. Gay Sr. and Vergie Ferrell Gay. He worked as an accountant with Progress Energy for 37 years.

Surviving: his wife, Patricia Houser Gay; daughter, Donna Gay Flynn (James) of Charlotte; brother, Daniel Ferrell Gay of Clayton; and three grandsons.

Family will receive relatives and friends from 4-6 p.m. today (Saturday, May 20) at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service & Crematory, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC 27545.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pearce Baptist Church, 4636 Pearce Road, Zebulon, NC 27597.