Posted: Thursday, June 7th 2012 at 5:52pm
Retired Gainesville businessman, Civitan leader dies
By Ken Stanford Staff
GAINESVILLE - A retired Gainesville building contractor, who was also long active in Civitan International, died Thursday.
Charles J. Slay, Jr., 78, died at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Slay was a retired general contractor and real estate appraiser who through his years in the construction business left his mark on Gainesville and other parts of North Georgia with work such as Gainesville First United Methodist Church and the renovation of Hunt Tower. Slay was also a former President (now Chairman) of the Gainesville/Hall County Chamber of Commerce (now Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce) and the Lanier Chapter of the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers.
Slay was a former Boy Scout Leader and Scoutmaster. Long active in the Gainesville Civitan Club, he was Governor of Georgia District North Civitan and Civitan International Director.
The funeral will be at 3:00 Sunday at Gainesville First United Methodist Church.
(A complete obituary can be found on the AccessNorthGa.com obituaries page.)
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