- Major Jay Russell Memmelaar Jr., 49, of Dudley, passed away Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Wayne UNC Health System. Born in Bangor, ME, he is the son of Lt. Col. Rt. Jay R. and Sharon L. Memmelaar, and is the husband of Irene R. Memmelaar. Jay was a member of Freedom Baptist Church, and a Major with the Goldsboro Police Dept.
The family will receive friends on Monday evening, Feb. 20, 2017, from 6-8 p.m. at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Goldsboro, NC. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Jonathan Smith officiating. Committal services will follow at Wayne Memorial Park.
In addition to his parents and wife, Jay is survived by a son, MMN2 Christopher of Bangor, WA; a daughter, Maria of the home; two brothers, Matthew Memmelaar and Nathan Memmelaar; many nieces and nephews; as well as his law enforcement family.
In lieu of flowers donations may be directed to Freedom Baptist Church, Missions Fund, 300 Country Day Rd., Goldsboro, NC 27530.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Memmelaar family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com
Published on  February 20, 2017