A well known local race car driver, took his final checkered flag on Monday May 19th. Jay was born in San Bernardino on Feb. 06, 1928 to Harold and Kathleen East (deceased). Jay had 2 sisters and 1 brother (deceased). Jay grew up in Colton and was the owner of East Crane Service, Inc. For the last 50 years he was a resident of Grand Terrace.
Jay leaves his wife Donna, daughters Vickie Flanders (Bruce) and Robin LaGue (Bobby). He had 1 son Johnny (deceased). Grandchildren Michael and Megan Flanders, Cody LaGue and Dawn East.
At Jay's request there will be no funeral. A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday June 22nd at 11:00am at the American Legion #155, 1401 Veterans Way; Colton (909) 825-2985, for all his family and friends.
Published in San Bernardino Sun on June 7, 2014