Walter L. Gay, 64, of Valatie, NY, passed away Friday, April 22, 2022 in Kinderhook, NY.
Born May 9, 1957 in Poughkeepsie, NY, he was the son of the late Robert C. and Genevieve M. (McKean) Gay. Walter was employed by the New York State Dept. of Taxation and Finance in Albany. He was an avid horror movie lover and wrote many reviews of the movies. He also enjoyed true crime and detective stories and hiking. He was a member of the Kinderhook Elks Lodge #2530.
He is survived by his brother Brian R. Gay (Cindy) of Valatie, NY, one niece and one nephew. He was predeceased by his brother, Malcolm M. Gay.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 noon on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the First Presbyterian Church, Valatie, NY. Visitation will be held Saturday, May 7 from 10 - 12 noon prior to the service at the church. Burial in Kinderhook Cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family would like a tree planted in his memory or a donation to the First Presbyterian Church