Dan Gray



Joseph Daniel “Dan” Gray, 83, died Tuesday afternoon May 16, 2017. A native of Greene County, Dan was born May 23, 1933, the son of James Rossie and Susan Vivian Speight Gray. A retired welder, he operated Gray’s Welding for many years as well as owned and operated Gray’s Trailer Court. Dan enjoyed his place on the Contentnea Creek where he fished a lot. He also enjoyed operating his backhoe and excavator. Dan attended Grimsley FWB Church.

His surviving family includes wife of 63 years, Mary Frances Murphy Gray; daughter, Terry G. Thomas and husband, Rex of Snow Hill; sons, Danny Gray and wife, Susan and Chris Gray and wife, Cindy, all of Snow Hill; grandchildren Tracy Gray Taylor and husband, Trey of Raleigh, Daniel Gray and wife, Shey of Palm Coast, FL, Roger Thomas and wife, Alicia of Snow Hill, Crystal T. Hall of Roxboro, Shaun Gray and wife, Sarah of Snow Hill, Jessica G. Harris and husband, Chase of Snow Hill, and Christyn Gray of Snow Hill; and 8 great-grandchildren.

Graveside Services will be held 3 PM Thursday, May 18, at the Snow Hill Cemetery with Reverend Keith Phillips and Reverend Tommy Tripp officiating.

The family will receive friends following the service on Thursday at the grave side and other times at the residence, 1697 Hwy 258 S, Snow Hill. Online condolences may be made at www.taylor-tyson.com