Kenneth Gray, Sr PDF Print
Sunday, 20 July 2014 18:09

Kenneth Gray, Sr. 93 of the Bon Ayr community of Barren County died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Barren County Health Care.  Born in Barren County he was the son of the late Joe and Eunice Bishop Gray and husband of the late Ruth Martin Gray.  Mr. Gray was a lifelong farmer in the Bon Ayr Community,  partner manager of Samson Tobacco Warehouse and Barren River Fertilizer Company. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran of WW II where he was a gunner on a B-24 Liberator. His plane was shot down and he became a POW in Krems Austria for 13 months. He was a member of the Old Zion Methodist Church.

Survivors include 3 sons Ricky Gray and wife Karen of Park City, Joe B. Gray and wife Rita of Smiths Grove, Sammy Gray and wife Pamela of Park City; 1 daughter Carole Ann Manion and husband Jimmy of Glasgow; 11 grandchildren Joe B. Gray, II, Jody E. Ledesma, Kory N. Gray. Adam Gray, Susan Blevins, Timothy Manion, Sammy Gray, III, Mary Wright, Virginia Webb, Thomas Rich, Meredith Bowles Parker: 19 great grandchildren and 1 great great  grandchild  1 sister Joanna Goodman of Bowling Green: and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Besides his parents and wife he was preceded in death by 2 brothers Leon and William Gray.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial with military honors provided DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow in the Old Zion Cemetery.  Visitation will be after 4:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.

Family request alternate expression can be made to Old Zion Cemetery fund C/O Doug Furlong 950 Bon Ayr Rd. Park City, KY 42160 or charity of your choice.

The family also would like to thank the family of Barren County Health Care in Glasgow for their care for Mr Gray.

 

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