Charles Edward “Ed” Gray Jr., 67, loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.
Visitation with family was from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, at Broadway Mortuary. Funeral services are this morning at 10:30 at First Evangelical Free Church.
Burial will be at 3:30 p.m., today, at Oakwood Cemetery, Parsons.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Nancy Gray and his brother, Walter William Gray. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn; son, Michael Gray, Pittsburg; daughter, Jennifer (John) Brannon, Wichita; brothers, Jim Gray, Stanton, Calif., and Bill (Lori) Gray of Glendale, Ariz.; sisters, Mary (Rusty) Dickson, Salina, and Cathy (Dave) Affolter, Morganville; and grandchildren, Hannah, Hailey, Katelyn and Luke.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established with Wycliffe Bible Translators, P.O. Box 628200, Orlando, Fla., 32862.
Share online condolences at www.CozineMemorial.com. Services by Broadway Mortuary.
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