News Sports Archives Photos Social Classified Obits Contact

Jules “Jay” Damato
1959 – 2018

Jules “Jay” Damato, 59 passed away Monday April 9, 2018. Mr. Damato was born January 7, 1959 in Turin, Italy.

He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Melanie Damato; son, Jordan Damato and girlfriend, Jodi Walters; grandson, Jaxon Walker; sister, Angel (Carl) Thornell; sister-in-law, Elaine (Wayne) Godfrey; nieces and nephews, Renee (Bryant) Bryers, Jason Spain, Carrie Spain and Travis Thornell; and several loving, extended family members.

Jay loved old cars, carpentry, and competitive four-wheeler riding where he won many trophies. He had many friends who he always made laugh and smile even while he was in pain himself. “He will always be my loving husband until we meet again,” from Melanie. “You will always be my best buddy,” from Jordan. “I will miss you,” from Angel.

Memorial will be held Saturday at 2:00 pm at Christ’s Gospel Baptist Church located at 2040 Tallapoosa Street Notasulga, Alabama 36866.   

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to the National Kidney Foundation (