William "B.J." Jackson Delay, age 81, of Statham, GA, died Tuesday, September 4, 2012. He served in the Navy Reserve and retired from John Manville as a mechanic. B.J. was preceded in death by his wife, Jean H. Delay, and his parents, Harmon C. and Minelle Jackson Delay. He is survived by his sons, Wayne (Judy) Delay of Statham, GA, Jeff (Jan) Delay of Clarkesville, GA, and Ken (Angela) Delay of Millen, GA; his daughter, Nancy Barr of Snellville, GA; 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. A visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 6 until 9 PM. A funeral service will take place in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 11 AM with Reverend Gordon Griffin officiating. An interment will follow at Barrow Memorial Gardens. Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, is in charge of the arrangements.