Benjamin Jay Womack
Monastery of the Holy Spirit
Mr. Benjamin Jay Womack, beloved nephew, cousin, brother and friend passed away on July 1, 2009, following a nine month battle with cancer. B. Jay was 35 at the time of his death. B. Jay had made quite a name for himself on the Atlanta music scene under the name of Bobby Ubangi and with groups such as The Black Lips, Bobby and the Soft Spots and the Gaye Blades. His talent and energy will be sorely missed.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Mrs. Margaret Fay O’Berry Womack of Covington and his father, Mr. Samuel Edward Womack of Conyers. He was also preceded in death by both sets of grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. O’Berry of Social Circle, and Me. And Mrs. Oscar Womack of Covington. He is survived by two aunts and uncles, Jeff and Dinah Lawrence, of Rutledge, and Jim and Sue Dodson of New Braunfels, Texas; cousins Jenni Lawrence Norton of Madison, Ga., and Chris Lawrence of Rutledge, Ga., and numerous cousins in Texas. He is also survived by a long time friend and confidante Ms. Jessica Reed of Atlanta, and step-brothers Greg Carson of Buford and Scott Carson of Loganville. B. Jay was also blessed to have hundreds of friends in Atlanta who were and integral part of his life.
Gravesite services will be held Monday, July 6, at 2 p.m. at the Honey Creek Woodlands, at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Georgia’s first conservation burial ground, in Conyers. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the residence of his aunt, Dinah Lawrence, in Rutledge. Arrangement by Metro Embalming and Crematory, (770) 922-8182.