Harold Gray

Harold Thomas Gray, 74, a resident of Route 1, Union community, Philippi, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Broaddus Hospital Emergency Room.

He was born Sept. 24, 1938, at Parsons, a son of the late Herman Earl and Shirley Kisner Gray.

He was united in marriage Dec. 28, 1961, to Patsy K. Jones Gray, who preceded him in death Sept. 16, 2003.

Surviving are three sons, Keith Thomas Gray, Ronald Lee Gray and Robert Earl Gray and wife, Shelli, all of Philippi; two sisters, Virginia Bohon of Akron, Ohio, and Wonda Carr and husband, Leon, of Newton Falls, Ohio; six grandchildren, Thomas Jacob Gray and companion, Stephanie Marie Louk, Miranda Marie Gray and companion, Ethan Michael Boram, Adrian Cole Gray, Alaine Kay Gray, Owen Grant Gray and Kaylyn Grace Gray; and three great-grandchildren, Ave Marie Louk, Payton Michael Boram and Braxton Blaine Boram.

Mr. Gray was preceded in death by two brothers, and one sister.

He worked as a mechanic and operated the tire shop for Southern States in Philippi. He served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Gray was an avid farmer and enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a Methodist by faith.

Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi Thursday, April 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday, April 12, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the service hour. Interment will follow in Barbour Memorial Cemetery with military honors being accorded.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wrightfuneralhomeservices.com.