Clarence Hartwell Gray, 88, of Bedford, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017. He worked for Mountain Trust Bank from 1946 - 1951 and served in the U S Army from 1951 - 1953. He retired from Rubatex Corporation following 40 years of service as a Senior Quality Control Technician. After retirement he devoted himself to his family, friends, and community. He was also a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose and Woodman of the World.
He was predeceased by his parents, Emory and Alease Gray and a brother, Cofer Gray.
Surviving family includes his son, Gary Gray; granddaughter, Desire Henderson and husband, David; four great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; ex-wife, Juanita Gray; niece, Ramona Gray; nephew, Safford E. (Sonny) Gray, and several cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, October 2, 2017 at the Lotz Funeral Home Chapel in Vinton with Pastor Mike Grooms officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at the funeral home. Please visit www.oneroomstreaming.com for a live webcast of the service
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