Gray was a retired electrician, a member of the Masonic lodge #119 in Cincinnati, Ohio where he was a 32nd degree mason, a member of the VFW, and a WW11 veteran where he served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Idaho.
He is survived by his wife Wanda (Burden) Gray of Benton; four sons, Michael Chilton of Hopkinsville, Jerry Chilton of Maitland, Fla., Ronald Chilton of Goshen, Ohio, and Donald Chilton of Lebanon, Ohio; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Beverly Rogers; one brother, David Gray; and one sister, Jane Clinard. His parents were David Edgar Gray and Patsy (Jackson) Gray.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home in Benton. Funeral service will be at Collier Funeral Chapel at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 10, with Eugene Davis officiating. Interment will be at Marshall Co. Memory Gardens, Benton, Ky.