Cletus ‘Calvin’ Gray Sr.

Cletus Calvin Gray Sr

Age 84, Stanley, Va.

Cletus “Calvin” Gray Sr., 84, of Stanley, passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2022. 

He was born on May 8, 1938, in Stanley and was a son of the late Cletus Daniel Gray Sr. and Laura Mae Pettit Gray. 

Calvin was a veteran of the United States Navy and worked in maintenance for Shenandoah National Park for 20 years, retiring in 2001. 

On July 25, 1961, he married Maxine Good Gray, who survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Cletus Calvin Gray Jr. of Stanley, and Lyndon Lee Gray of Luray; a daughter, Angela April Gray of Stanley; a brother, a sister, Barbara B. Shenk of Stanley; four grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, George G. Gray, Fred Franklin Gray and David D. Gray; a sister, Edna E. Granger; and a grandson, Daniel Gray. 

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Stanley by the Rev. Donnie Sherfey, with visitation one hour prior to the service, from 1 to 2 p.m. Burial will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery in Stanley, with military honors by the VFW Comer-Jones Post 621. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fellowship Baptist Church, Stanley, Va. 22851.

Arrangements are being handled by The Bradley Funeral Home in Luray, Va.

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