9/16/61 – 10/13/01
As a Houston Firefighter with 20 years of service and most recently assigned to Station #2‚ he was a member in good standing of Houston Professional Fire Fighters Local #341‚ Houston Medical Strike Team‚ Swift Water Rescue‚ and was HAZMAT Certified. He was also Chief Safety Officer with Cy-Creek Volunteer Fire Department‚ Instructor at the Texas A&M Fire School‚ and Instructor for the Houston Fire Department Citizens Fire Academy.
He was a member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo‚ serving as an Investigator for the Rodeo’s Safety Committee.
We will all‚ in various ways‚ dwell on his life and his supreme sacrifice. We will come to miss his loving generosity‚ his goodness and his unselfishness.
Jay’s legacy of heroism and our fond memories of him will guide us in all we do. And in doing so‚ we will continue to honor the memory of Our Fallen Hero who will never be forgotten.