Jay Alex Wilensky, 78 of Durham, died Sunday afternoon March 29, 2015. The funeral service was held at 1:30pm Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Raleigh Hebrew Cemetery surrounded by his loved ones and friends. Born in Huntsville, AL, he was the son of the late Alex Wilensky and Dorothy Garry Wilensky. He was a 1954 graduate of Hunstville High School and then graduated from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 1958. He then served in the US Army from 1958 to 1960 and from there, began his career in retail and restaurant businesses. He was also known as “Mr. Jay” and was a loving father, grandfather and husband. Wilensky is survived by his wife June Flemming Wilensky; daughter Sherri Wilensky Thacker, husband Sandy Thacker and granddaughter Finley Thacker of Atlanta, GA; daughter Marcie Wilensky Williams, husband Chris Williams, granddaughter Avery Williams and grandson Seth Williams of Charlotte, NC; daughter Holly Wilensky Katz, husband Jonathan Katz and step-grandson Zachary Katz; step-son Todd Flemming of Portland, OR; step-daughter Deana Flemming-Schwatka, husband Curley Schwatka and step-grandsons Nesta and Alton Schwatka; sister Rose Diane Parlin and the late Harold Parlin of Margate, NJ; and brother Raymon Wilensky.