Lewis “Jay” McElroy


Lewis (Jay) McElroy Sr., age 58. of Columbus, Ohio went on to be with his heavenly Father on June 30, 2023. He
was born in Columbus, Ohio on December 13, 1964.

Lewis went to culinary school and worked at Mt. Carmel West in the cafeteria. Lewis also liked working on cars and
worked at Firestone. Lewis would sometimes DJ for Thursday night dances beside his best friend Michael Losey for Glenwood Recreation Center
when Angela Howard and John Little was the directors. He also played basketball and would go swimming there as well.
Lewis would like to build and run his RC cars. Lewis was a caring and loving family man. Lewis always liked to go fishing
and he loved installing speakers and playing heavy bass in his car. Lewis McElroy Sr., was a member of Wayne Avenue, Church of God.

Lewis (Jay) McElroy Sr., leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 30 years April McElroy, sons; Lewis McElroy Jr., Isaiah McElroy, Christopher McElroy
Vincent Fouse Jr., daughter; Ashley Fouse, parents; William and Mary McElroy, sister; Latonia (Marcus) McElroy, brother; Freddrick (Angie) McElroy
niece; Mariah McElroy nephews; William McElroy; Robert Wess and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, grandchildren and friends,

Special friends: Michael Losey, Marc Bostic, Tony Ali, William Winston II, John Houston, Sam Gregory, Robert
Ward, Kip Davis, Chris Black and Brenda Rhynehart.

Visitation 1:00 PM and Funeral Service 2:00 PM Friday, July 14, 2023 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd).

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Condolence Messages

  1. .Michael losey

    You were my friend and my brother.and ill never forget the times we had.both good and bad.rest in peace big mac.

  2. The Rhynehardt Family

    Sending thoughts and Prayers from Whitethorne Ave. PASLM 121

  3. The Rhynehardt Family

    Sending thoughts and Prayers from Whitethorne Ave . PSALM 121

  4. Millicent McElroy

    Family of Jay McElroy
    Very sorry to hear of the passing of Jay. Knew him through church some years ago. Please know that you all are in my prayers. God be with you during this time.

  5. Ronald Cooley

    Sending Prayers from the Cooley Family Whitethrone Ave. Many childhood memories.
    Ron Cooley
    Tampa Florida

  6. Sending prayers from the Bostic-Sullivan family one of the strongest man I know. Him and my dad used to play them fighting games like everyday I mean it was a ritual to them u will truly be missed unk.

  7. Mrs. Crystal Jackson

    Condolences to the family, from an old friend from the West Side. I am saddened to know of your loss.

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