Samuel Sherman Gray, age 69, of Emory, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017.
Memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 2 PM, at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory. His wish was to be buried at sea, therefore, there will be a United States Navy burial at sea at a later date.
Sam was born on February 5, 1948, in Oroville, CA, to Clarence Russell and Opal Juanita Reese Gray. He married Carole Ann Coate on January 23, 1977, at Virginia Beach, VA. He proudly served our country and retired from the U.S. Navy as a Master Chief Petty Officer.
Wife: Carole Gray of Emory;
Son: Mickey Dean Gray of Emory;
Daughter: Shawnee Marie Gray Tonsing of CA;
Son: Samuel Sherman Gray, Jr. of CA;
Sisters: Juanita Woods and Connie Cribb of CA;
Brothers: William Gray and Robert Gray;
Grandchildren: Christopher Wilson and Ashley Wilson;
Great-grandchildren: Ethan, Liam and Penelope Wilson;
Numerous other loving family and friends.
Parents, Brother: Russell and 3 Sisters: JoAnn, Mary and Bonnie Jean
Please sign the online guestbook for the family at the link above.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Wilson - Orwosky Funeral Home
803 N. Texas St
Emory, Texas 75440