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Howard Gray

July 12, 1929 — January 16, 2016

Howard J. Gray 86 passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. He was born July 12, 1929 in Belchertown Massachusetts to Howard Boyd Gray and Alice Maude James Gray. He lived and attended school in Baltimore, Maryland until he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1946 during World War II where served in the Philippines and Okinawa. He lived in Florida many years where he worked for Thatcher Glass Company transferring in 1969 to New Jersey where he worked for them for Twenty Five years. He moved his family to Glennville in 1979 and begin his second career with the Glennville Police Department and retired as Chief of Police in 1995. He was a member of Glennville First Christian Church.
He is survived by, Wife of forty five years, Marian Dreggors Gray of Glennville, GA
Children, Karen Peach of Tampa, FL
Howard Gray Jr. of Tampa, FL
Douglas Gray of Tampa FL
Mark Gray of Tampa, FL
Deborah (Mike) Novak of St. Petersburg, FL
Larry Cole of Glennville, GA
Sandy (Greg) Simmons of Glennville, GA
Sister, Dot (Tom) Wachob of Belleair Beach, Florida
Eleven Grandchildren, Five Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will begin at 5:00 pm, Monday, January 18, 2016 at Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held 12:00 noon, Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the Chapel of Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home with Elder Tom Sollosi officiating. Burial will be in Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors.
Pallbearers: Greg Simmons, Mike Novak, Buddy Barrow, Brad Purvis,
Willie Gray, Bobby Riggin, Harry Sands, Billy Sikes
Honorary Pallbearers: Members of Glennville Police and Fire Departments, Bag Piper: Dennis Ryan

Visitation
Monday, January 18, 2016
5:00 PM 1/18/2016 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/18/2016 8:00:00 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel

206 N. Veterans Boulevard
PO Box 609
Glennville, GA 30427

Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel
206 N. Veterans Boulevard Glennville 30427 GA
United States
Service
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
12:00 PM 1/19/2016 12:00:00 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel

206 N. Veterans Boulevard
PO Box 609
Glennville, GA 30427

Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel
206 N. Veterans Boulevard Glennville 30427 GA
United States
Location

Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

8819 u s Hwy 301 North
Glennville, GA 30427

8819 u s Hwy 301 North Glennville 30427 GA
United States
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