October 8, 1923 – July 29, 2011 In Loving Memory.
Charles Linn Gay, III, long time Daphne resident and local legend, died at age 87 on Friday, July 29, 2011. Not only was he a true American hero, he will also be remembered as a writer, poet, artist, designer, and a marvelous host and entertainer. He was a man devoted to his family, friends, community, and fun times.
Charlie was born in Montgomery, AL and graduated from Sidney Lanier High School. In 1942 Charlie enlisted in the US Army Air Corps as an Aviation Cadet. He proudly served his country and earned the rank of Captain, flying B-17