Jerry “Jay” Lee Engle, 73, of Leesburg passed away on Tuesday, May 12 at Cornerstone Hospice in The Villages.
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Jay was born in Cleveland, OH on August 6, 1946. He moved to Florida as a child and resided here for the remainder of his life. His career included a musician in several local bands and Jay was a longtime radio show host.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Frances Carol Engle of Leesburg. He leaves two sons, Gerald Christopher Engle (Misti) of Fruitland Park and Gregory Chad Engle (LaNaye) of Ocala. Jay is also survived by a stepdaughter Tina Watson of Mt. Dora and a stepson Christopher Watson (Whitney) of Orlando. He also leaves ten grandchildren in the central Florida area. Jay leaves two surviving sisters, Donna Collison (Ron) of Leesburg and Paula Pate of Fruitland Park.