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Jay Allen Friedman

December 28, 1959 — March 26, 2023

Birmingham, Alabama

 

Jay Allen Friedman, 63, passed away peacefully on March 26th, 2023, surrounded by his wife and three children. He was born in New York and was the youngest son of Norman and Lysa Friedman. He graduated from Stuyvesant High School and received his bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida in 1981. He moved to Birmingham, Alabama after college where he lived for over 35 years. He was a caring and loving husband, father, “gdaddy,” and friend.

Jay is survived by his wife of over twenty-seven years, Renae; his three children, Jayson (Amber), Logan (Sydney), and Grant; and four grandchildren, Addison, Mason, Lucas, and Andy. He worked as a financial advisor for most of his life where he helped many individuals. He was an avid University of Alabama sports fan and loved to watch westerns on TV. He shared his musical talent by playing his Martin guitar, performing at Carnegie Hall his senior year of high school, in church bands, and for friends and family. He enjoyed his church community at Church of the Highlands. Jay broke numerous records while on the water ski team in college, especially for his ski jumps. He was loved and cared for dearly by his family and friends and will be missed by all.

The funeral service will be held at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home in Trussville, Alabama on April 1st at 2pm. Visitation will begin at 1pm prior to the service. Flowers can be sent to Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home in Trussville, Alabama or donation can be made to the ALS Association of Alabama in Jay’s name.

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Visitation

Saturday, April 1, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home

2701 John Hawkins Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35244

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Memorial Service

Saturday, April 1, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home

2701 John Hawkins Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35244

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