Frank W. Laye, 82, of Brunswick, Ga., departed this life Sunday, March 11, 2018, at his residence.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Golden Isles Baptist Church, with the Rev. Shane Phillips officiating. Pallbearers will be Robert Tyndall, Scott Fleishman, Bobby Outland, Ron Fabre, Gavin Sellers and Terry Sellers. Interment, with military honors, will be conducted at p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018. in Carolina Memorial Gardens, Charleston, S.C.
Born July 13, 1935, in Columbia, S.C., to the late Lloyd L. and Evelyn W. Laye, he was a 1955 graduate of Dreher High School in Columbia, and attended Wofford University in Spartanburg. Mr. Laye entered into U.S. Army service in 1957. After his discharge, he worked for Albright Wilson Chemical Co. in Charleston until his retirement. While residing in Charleston, he served as past master of Franklin Lodge 96, and was a member of Scottish Rite. He and his wife Paulette then moved to Brunswick in 1990, and he became very active in Golden Isles Baptist Church. Being an avid golfer and all things sports, he worked for the Jekyll Island Authority as a golf starter for many years.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Paulette S. Laye of Brunswick; a daughter, Kimberly Tyndall and husband Robert of Summerville, S.C.; two grandchildren, Scott Fleischman and wife, Cheryl, and Sarah Outland and husband, Bobby; a great grandchild, Harper Outland; two brothers-in-law, Charles Sellers and wife, Glenda, and William Sellers and wife, Mary Sue, all of Brunswick; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home.
The family would like to thank Hospice of The Golden Isles nurses and CNAs, as well as Cheryl Sellers and Charles Sellers for their care during this time. Those desiring may make memorials to Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1992 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick GA 31525, or Alzheimer’s Foundation at 322 Ace Ave., Floor Seven, New York, N.Y. 10001
Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home, www.edomillerandsons.com, is in charge of the arrangements.