Joe McBay

Hamilton County

Joe Thomas McBay, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.He was a native of Scottsboro, Ala., and was a longtime resident of the Chattanooga area. Joe was an Eagle Scout and served our country in the United States Navy. He retired with over 47 years of employment with Buster Brown formerly Skyland International. Joe loved to play softball and pitched for over 15 years. He was a member of Oakwood Baptist ChurchJoe was preceded in death by his wife, Ramona Joyce Peavy McBay; and a daughter, Ramona Kay McBay.He is survived by his two sons, Steve (Sharon) McBay, of Harriman and Terry McBay, of Red Bank; 6 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; brothers, Glen McBay, of Spring City, Don (Virginia) McBay and Larry (Pam) McBay, both of Pikeville; special friends, Barbara Williams and Donna Goodfellow; caregiver, Faye Criss and many nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends from 3 to 6 p.m. today and again on Monday from Noon to 1 p.m. at the North Chapel.A graveside service for Joe will follow at 1 p.m. on Monday at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson. Please share your thoughts and memories at

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