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Robert Paul Gray

October 14, 2015

Avon- Robert Paul Gray, 63, of Avon, NC passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, October 14th following a brief battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family.

Robert Paul was born on January 1, 1952 to Seymour R. and Sara M Gray. He was predeceased by his sisters, Golda Gray, Garnet Stephenson, and Cathy Flynn.

Robert served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps and returned home to Kinnakeet where he was a talented carpenter for many years. Robert loved his family, the village of Kinnakeet, and all of the people that made it home. His smile, boisterous laugh, and famous Sunday dinners will live forever in our hearts.

Robert is survived by his brothers  Bannister Boyd “BB” Gray of the home, and Seymour Gray of Avon; and by his sisters; Marceline Gray of Avon, Phyllis Stowe of Avon, Sylvia Midgett of Waves, Olive O’neal of Avon, Clara Williams of Buxton, Gail Matney of Avon, and Edith Scarborough of Avon; and many loving nieces, nephews, and relatives.

A funeral and committal service with military honors will be held at St. John’s Methodist Church in Avon Friday October 16, 2015 at 3 O’clock pm.  Pastor Ben Wolf will officiate.  The interment  will be private.

Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at www.gallopfuneralserfices.com.  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.