Frank Elmer Gray, 75, of Elrama, PA, formerly of Moundsville, WV, died Sunday, July 22, 2001 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.
He was born November 13, 1925 in Moundsville, WV son of the late Charles and Christena Melott Gray.
He was a quarter master third class in the US Navy and served on the USNTS, Great Lakes, IL and the USS Ocklawaha.
He was an employee of the former Fostoria Glass Co. for 35 years until it closed and was retired from Guardian Industries in Elizabeth, PA.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 50 years, Hazel Jane South Gray in 1997; eight brothers and four sisters. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Jim Shirley Ann George and Karen S. Henry and her companion Beryl Stout all of Moundsville; four grandchildren, Mary Mobley, Mrs. Donnie Tara Musilli, Jim George, Jr and Michael Henry; a great grandchild, Ashley Jane Musilli; two sisters, Mrs. John Betty Wayt of Moundsville and Mrs. Howard Bernedda Rine, Sr. of Rayland, OH and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends recieved 7-9 pm Tuesday and 2-4 and 7-9 pm Wednesday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, WV where services will be held Thursday, July 26, 2001 at 10:00 am with the Rev. Dr. John C. Brownlee officiating. Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville, WV. The Moundsville Honor Guard will conduct military graveside services.