Charles A. Gray, Sr, 81, of Swansea, Illinois, born Sunday, September
19, 1926, in Mountain View, Missouri, died Tuesday, July 15, 2008 in
Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
Mr. Gray, Sr worked as a Plant Manager for Obear-Nester Glass Co and
also worked for Midwest Petroleum. He was a member of V.F.W. Post 805 in
O'Fallon, IL and a WW II Army Air Corp Veteran.
Preceded in death by his wife, Audrey L. Gray
Son - SP-4 Allen R. Gray
Parents - Claude F.& Goldie nee Jones Gray
Survived by Three Sons, Charles "Chip" (Kathleen) Gray Jr. of Swansea, IL,
Douglas W. (Susan) Gray Sr. of Swansea, IL,
Timothy M. (Karen) Gray of Ava, IL;
Two Brothers, Kenneth Gray of Ava, IL,
Michael Gray of Mountain View, MO;
Sister, Lucille (Bill) Largent of Waterloo, IL;
Grandchildren, Amy (Mike) Melinder,
Charles "Chad" (Laurie) Gray III,
Anne (Brian) Dulski,
Douglas Gray Jr.,
Great-Grandchildren, Carson Melinder, Regan Melinder, Evan Gray, Drew Gray, Reece Gray;
Brother- in- Law, Raymond (Judith) C. Rayburn of Mount Olive, IL;
Sister-in-Law, Anna C. Newton of Ava, IL;
Nieces and nephews
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Southern Illinois.
Visitation: Friends may call 4-8 P.M., Thursday, July 17 at the Kurrus
Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, July 18,
2008 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Rev. Larry Patton officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens
of Memory in Belleville, Illinois.