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JAY W. CONSTANT
Rev. Jay W. Constant, age 85, passed peacefully from this life on Thursday, November 27, 2014, at his home in Pine Knot, Kentucky.
Jay was an ordained Freewill Baptist Minister. He owned and operated his own pest control business and worked in the Marysville, California rescue mission. In his earlier years he enjoyed fishing, water skiing and riding horses. When he moved to Pine Knot, he helped start the New Beginnings outreach program and took great pleasure in counseling people with drug and alcohol problems. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the Pine Knot Freewill Baptist Church.
He was born January 19, 1929, in Paragould, Arkansas,
to the late George Henry and Della May (Yates) Constant. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter Kathy Stephens and son David William Constant, four brothers; Lee, Albert, Roy and Rowland Constant and two sisters; Dicie Bledsoe and Suzie Lessman..
Surviving family include his wife Billie (Edison) Constant of Pine Knot, two daughters; Pamela Sue (and Gary) Stephens of Pine Knot, Jennifer Gail (and Rick) Thomas of Pine Knot, a daughter-in-law Gail (Mendes) Constant of Pine Knot, son-in-law Gerald Stephens of Pine Knot, six grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 30, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Bryant, and Bro. Wayne Nelson officiating. Special music will be provided by the Whitehead Family. Visitation will be Sunday from 5:00 p.m. until time for services. In accordance with the family’s wishes, he will be cremated.
Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Becky and family,
My deepest sympathies on your loss. I know that the goodness of this man lives on in the lives of his loved ones. May God comfort you in this time of sorrow and may you rejoice in the knowledge that so many lives were made better by the life of Rev. Constant.
Green Cove Springs, FL
Janet Russac Nov 28 2014 12:00 AM
Aunt Billie and family, It has been awhile since I have seen most of you, but I remember Uncle Jay and Aunt Billie so well. I remember the pest control office on Monte Vista and the house that over looked the railroad track. Uncle Jay will be missed, but he is in heaven having a wonderful talk with the lord. Love, Becky (Westbrook) Baumert. (Bill and Louiese's oldest daughter} Love and hugs to you all from us here in Washington
Becky Westbrook Baumert Nov 28 2014 12:00 AM
AUNT BILLIE, SO SORRY BUT HE IS SO MUCH BETTER OFF. GOD HAS TRULEY BLESSED HIM THRU HIS LIFE AND ALL HIS SERVICE FOR HIM. WE WILL BE PRAYING FOR STRENGTH FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY LOVE YA YOUR NIECE DOROTHY
DOROTHYWHITE Nov 28 2014 12:00 AM
Billy so sorry to hear about Jay wish we could have visited for awhile before , but in hind sight we all say that . I was thinking of the good fun times we had fishing , working , running around , the Halloween party in the old barn . that is the way I want to remember him . I know hes in a good place now but we are still sad that he is no longer with us . Love you so much BILLY HICKS
Billy Hicks Nov 28 2014 12:00 AM