Brandon Michael Gay was born on September 11, 1990, in Morgan City, Louisiana. He attended Berwick Elementary and Berwick Junior High in Louisiana, while graduating as a Commended Scholar from The Woodlands High School in the The Woodlands, Texas. He began his undergraduate studies at the Louisiana Scholars’ College at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA, and completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Texas A&M in College Station, TX. After graduation, he began his brewing career at Lone Pint in Magnolia, TX, continued at Epic in Denver, and found his niche with the Trve Brewing family in Denver, CO. He was an avid fan of Texas A&M football and was an ardent Houston Astros supporter. He also was widely read and had a passion for heavy metal music. He loved good food (especially that of his mama’s), and was a beer enthusiast. He enjoyed jeeping, drumming, traveling, and kayaking. He loved his cats, Ivan the Purrible and Bleu. He was known for his infectious smile, easy laugh, and unique facial hair stylings.
He is survived by his parents Barry and Bridget (Parsley) Gay of Castle Rock, CO; siblings Richard Metcalf (and wife Michelle) of Jennings, LA, Amy O’Leary of London, UK, Bronwyn (Gay) Wronko (and husband Tony) of Omaha, NE, and Bridgette Jeanne (Gay) Billioux, MD of Washington, DC; nieces and nephews Alex and Destini Metcalf and Andyn Gay and Dagen Wronko; and godparents Tolley Michael Parsley and Mary Anne Hadaway. He was preceded in death by his brother Barry Zachary Gay.
Please strongly consider a donation in lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the memorial fund in Brandon’s name at Trvebrewing.com.