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Charles Robert Gray

Funeral services, celebrating the life of Charles Robert Gray, Jr., 65, of Newark, were held January 15, 2019, in the Hebron New Life United Methodist Church, with Pastor Brian Harkness as celebrant. Burial followed in the Jacksontown Cemetery.
Charlie died unexpectedly on Thursday, January 10, 2019. He was born in Newark, the son of the late Charles R. and Marie Helen (Gibson) Gray. He was a graduate of Lakewood High School, Class of 1972, and retired after 40 years with the Village of Hebron, where he served as Superintendent of the Water Treatment Plant.
Active in the community, he was an assistant football coach at Lakewood for 20 years, worked as a basketball referee, and was an active member of the Lakewood Athletic Boosters. An avid outdoorsman, he hunted and fished and was a member of the Land of Legend Big Buck Club, The Double Lung Buck Club, and Ducks Unlimited. Just last Sunday he fished at Apple Valley. He also loved football, and was an OSU and Cleveland Browns fan.
Charlie was a big family man, adored his boys and grandsons; and was married to his wife, Connie (George) for 48 years. In addition to Connie, he is survived by his sons, Corey (Tracey), Clint (Marianne Sears-Brown); his grandsons, Jordon and Jacob; his siblings Ronald (Michelle), Jimmy (Julie) and Connie (Mike) Mirise; several nieces and nephews; and his sisters-in-law and brothers-in law. Debbie (Dave) Bell, Sandy (Ron) Crew and Janie Harris.
Memorial Contributions in his memory may be directed to the Lakewood Athletic Boosters. HOSKINSON Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for Charlie and the Gray family.

One response to “Charles Robert Gray”

  1. john spivey says:

    that’s a good man and role model, life goes so fast RIP our friend

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