Edward F. Gray, 81, of Virginia Beach went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 29, 2002.
He was born in Brent, Alabama to the late Andrew and May Padgett Gray. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII and was a retired assistant manager for the Social Security Administration, Norfolk, Virginia.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mabel M. Gray; three daughters, Judy Gray of Chesapeake, Becky Gray of Belmont, California and Beth Gray of Virginia Beach; 2 grandsons, David Scott and his wife, Beth of Virginia Beach and Paul Edward Kosloski of Virginia Beach; three great-grandchildren, Teiyler, Brennan and Hannah Scott; and several nieces and nephews.
The visitation will be held in Altmeyer Funeral Home on Thursday, May 2, 2002 from 10:00am to 11:00am with the memorial service beginning at 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad 2461 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA. 23456 or to the Volunteer Police Chaplains of Virginia Beach 3709 Beacon Lane, Virginia Beach, VA. 23452.
Condolences may be shared with the family at altmeyer.com
Barbara and I extend our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Gray
family. I enjoyed my relationship with Ed immensely. We played golf
together for years, always with good humor, friendship, and enjoyment. Ed
was a special person in my life and thoughts of him always bring back the
fondest memories. Barbara and I share your loss with the only consulation
that Ed now is enjoying a new happy life together with his Maker. We
remember Ed and his family in our prayers as well as our thoughts.
Dear Gray family,
I was so sorry to hear of Ed’s death. You are all in my thoughts during this difficult time. Sincerely, Anna Bolick
Dear Mrs. Gray,
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your wonderful husband. He was so enthusiatic and positive that he brought joy wherever he was. I had the pleasure of working with him at Virginia Beach Health Care and Rehab center. I know he will be sorely missed. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. God bless you.
With sympathy and love,
Maureen Dickens, physical therapist assistant
Dear Rebecca & Family,
I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your father.
My best wishes to you, your family and your loved ones during this difficult time.
All my best,