Gray, Charles Leon (Jack)

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gray_charles_jackCharles Leon (Jack) Gray, age 80, of Christiansburg died, Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at Lewis Gale Hospital-Montgomery. He was born in Cripple Creek, Va on July 7, 1936 to the late Edgar Ray and Thelma Hale Gray. He was also preceded in death by his son-in-law, Ronald Baker.

Jack was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Blacksburg Rescue Squad, and after moving to Christiansburg he became a life member of the Christiansburg Rescue Squad. Jack was a longtime member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, and was also a member of the Belmont II Ruritan Club.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Sylvia Weddle Gray; daughter, Vicki Baker; son and daughter-in-law, Dean and Karey Gray; grandchildren, Alyce Baker, Zachary Gray; sister, Janet Walker; brothers, Don Gray, Kenneth Gray, Larry Gray, Tommy Gray; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church with the Pastor Charles DeHart and Pastor Neal Turner officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive S.W. Blacksburg, Va. Flowers will be appreciated or a memorial contribution to the Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 350 Stafford Drive, Christiansburg, Va 24073.