Donald “Gene” Gray, age 76, of Kingston, passed away Friday, July 8, 2022 at Sweetwater Hospital. He was born July 1, 1946 in Tipton County and was a faithful member and Senior Deacon of Shiloh Baptist Church. He was also a member of the American Legion. Gene retired after 30 years as an Industrial Electrician at Buckeye Technology in Memphis. He was also a United States Navy veteran who served his country proudly during the Vietnam War and was the soul survivor of the River Patrol. Gene loved fly fishing and was also an avid reader. Preceded in death by his parents, Frank & Velma Cleo Gray; mother-in-law & father-in-law, Norman & Anita Ballard; brothers-in-law, Robert Price and Jerry Ballard.
Loving wife of 49 years Gilda Ballard Gray of Kingston
Many nieces, nephews, extended family members & dear friends
The family will receive friends 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at Shiloh Baptist Church with funeral service following at 7:00 pm, with Pastor Adrian Jones officiating. Family & friends will meet at 10:00 am, Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at Fraker Funeral Home to go in procession to Roane Memorial Gardens for a 11:000 am, graveside service. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net . Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.