October 15, 1959 - July 19, 2008

Jay Audia, the ”Banty Rooster”, died in his home in Bend, on July 19, 2008. Jay graduated from Enterprise High School in Redding, CA in 1978 and played golf for San Diego State University. He was a prominent businessman in Bend and Sunriver, and an avid supporter of his community.

Jay had many passions including auto racing, golf, fly-fishing, riding his Harley, and playing craps. He had recently found a passion for Christ through friends and church. Jay will forever be remembered for his amazing sense of humor and generous heart.

Survivors include: father, Joseph Audia, of Bend and Redding, CA; sons, Travis and Brandon, of Bend; brothers, Paul of Menifee, CA, and John, of Bend, Sister, Ann of Bend. He was preceded in death by his mother, Sonja Audia.

A Celebration of Life service will take place at Westside Church on Tuesday, July 29th at 12:00 p.m.

Donations may be sent in honor of Jay to Westside Church, 2051 Shevlin Park Road, Bend, OR 97701.

Niswonger-Reynolds Funeral Home is handling arrangements.