George A. Gray, 65, of 27501 County Rte. 192, Redwood, NY, died in the emergency room at River Hospital after being stricken at home.
George was born on August 6, 1947 in Portland, ME, the son of George E. and Arlene R. Dow Gray.
He graduated from Gray-New Gloucester High School. He served in the United States Army and then became the Management Officer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Drum, NY, retiring in 1990.
He enjoyed boating on the St. Lawrence River.
George is survived by his wife, Gail; two daughters and their husbands, Lisa and Stacey Ford, Redwood, and Wendy Jean and Randy Drake, LaFargeville, NY; three sons, George Everett and his wife Samantha Gray, Copenhagen, NY, Adam Shane Gray, Redwood, and Brian Allen Gray, Redwood; two sisters, Lillie Murphy, Gorham, ME and Doreen B. Gray, Yarmouth, ME; and six grandchildren.
Two sisters, Virginia Gray and Dorethy Reil predeceased him.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, March 16th from 1-2 pm at Costello Funeral Home, Alexandria Bay. The memorial service will be held at 2 pm at the funeral home with Rev. Richard Beaumont officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in George’s name to: The Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
Saturday, August 30, 2014, Watertown, NY
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