We are gathered here today to celebrate and give thanks for the life of a truly remarkable man. Gatsby was born James Gatz in North Dakota. At 17, he had his family name changed from James Gatz to Jay Gatsby. I think he changed his name because of the war, he felt that when he got back from the war that he wanted to be known as a different man, start a new life. Jay was a good goal setter and always dreamt of doing something new.
A leader of course, who rose to fame and fortune as a result of hard work, Gatsby was a determined man, but also very friendly. We know we won't forget those wonderful parties he gave with the fancy orchestra, w