Fred Lee Gray

Fred Lee Gray

Fred Lee Gray, 77, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020.

Fred was a lifelong resident of Church Hill, Tenn., until he moved in with his son and daughter-in-law in Wilkesboro. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Elam Baptist Church. He was an avid New York Yankees fan and Lady Vols fan. He loved to rebuild antique Mustangs. He retired from Holliston Mills and coached Little League baseball and refereed college basketball for several years.

He was preceded in death by parents, Stanley and Bonnie Gray; wife, Betty Gray; son, Mark Gray; and sister, Joyce Mitchell.

Fred is survived by his son, Scott Gray (Judy); daughter-in-law, Stormi Gray; grandchildren, Ashleigh (Dylan), Micah, Noah, Elliot, Justin and Michelle (T.J.); great-grandson, Alexander; brother, Stanley Gray Jr.; sister, Velda Gray; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Carrie Simpson, Shannon (Angie) Simpson, and Gary Roberts. He also leaves behind his constant companion fur balls, Little Bit and Peanut.

Fred will be laid to rest at Liberty Hill Cemetery in Church Hill, Tenn., on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020.

Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Micah, Noah and Michael Cash.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Rose Glen Village and to Kindred Hearts Home Health.

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