Mr. James Lee (Jay) Lilly
- May 30, 1987 - August 5, 2012
- Lancaster, Pennsylvania
of James 's Passing
- The family strongly request that memorials be sent in James' memory to the Gerica Lilly Savings Fund, c/o Belco Credit Union , 425 S. Duke Street, Lancaster, PA 17602.
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Memories & Candles
Today I was thinking about Jay, I remember how pleasant he was to be around and how he reached out to many people. I was in SACA YouthBuild in 2007, there he was the case manager. He was very easy to talk to and down to earth. I am still being inspired by his legacy even today. In 2008 I moved to Upstate New York and in 2009 I joined Ulster YB and graduated in 2010. As of now 2013
Posted by: Cynthia 'Ceiy' Wilson - Kingston, NY - Friend Mar 06, 2013
I knew james since the first grade. He always had a smile on his face and had tons of friends. He was such a great person and loved by many, He will be missed by all. I would like to say that even though i do not know his wife and children, they are in my prayers and he is in heaven watching you and loving you. He still lives on in your hearts.
Posted by: Chambri M Espinosa - lancaster, PA Sep 02, 2012
I saw James and abandoned lyrics about 3 or 4 years ago at a show that I was singing at. I was taking off a semester, so I was looking for something to volunteer for. I introduced myself and my friend Shay and I went to the next abandoned lyrics meeting and later started volunteering with him at the elementary and jr. high schools. He was doing all of this alone, so it was a pleasure to help him work
Posted by: Tyshana Rosado - Lancaster - friend Aug 14, 2012
I am so deeply sorry about this tragic loss for your family. My family lives down the road and came upon the tragic accident. This is such a terrible spot and I fear more deaths are to come. I would love to see a sign specifically warning motorcyclists that a dangerous blind curve is ahead & make it in memory of the two lost on this particular curve. Your son/husband, etc sounds like he truly touched more hearts and lives
Posted by: Nancy - Millersville, PA - none Aug 13, 2012
To: Gerika, your girls & Mother,
We send our deepest condolences. A great loss however you gain an ANGEL although we may not understand the Lord has HIS perfect plan. I pray that the Lord gives you all strength to go on. Day by day it will get a little easier with God by your side. Jay rest in peace till we meet again in heaven above.
Angel & Yashira Luciano
Posted by: Angel & Yashira Luciano - Lancaster, PA - Friends from High School Aug 12, 2012
May you continue to rest wth the angels cause you truly are a angel I pray that you find confort in the lord knowing that he is at peace...
LISA AND DEMAR PARKER
Posted by: lisa parker - lancaster pa, PA Aug 12, 2012
Dearest Gerica & family,
We did not know Jay but this obituary opened the door into his life. He loved God and wanted to share that love with everyone. A life that many people would benefit from knowing and following in his footsteps. He will be missed. Out thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. May you find strength and comfort in God's loving arms. Sending you our thoughts and prayers. Carmen & Luis Navarro
Posted by: Carmen & Luis Navarro - Lancaster, PA Aug 12, 2012
So sad to know that yet another special person has left us, but who are we to questions gods reasoning? Everybody has a purpous on earth, and it is obvious what yours was Jay, and I am sure you have made our god very proud. I ask god to please give everyone the strength (especially your wife and daughters) to be able to recover from this terrible loss. You were such a good person that inspired many. May you Rest In Peace, till we meet again..
Posted by: Zugeiry Robles - Lancaster, PA - Friend from HighSchool Aug 11, 2012
Thinkinking of you & your family during this very difficult time in your life please let me know if there is anything I can for you to make his time easier for you or your family...you are all in my thoughts and prayers I love you all God bless!!!
Posted by: MiltaVega - Lacaster, PA - Friend of the family Aug 10, 2012
To: Janet Simms and the entire Lilly Family:
I pray during this very challenging time that you draw on the strength of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, as you remember how He has always been there for to guide you through your challenges.
I remember jay as a little boy and how brilliant and talented he was even when he was into doing music at such an early age. And it is eviident he made an impact on this world with
Posted by: Pastor Dawn Harmon - Mount Joy, PA - Friend of Grandmother: Janet Sim Aug 09, 2012