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SALISBURY - Mr. Aubrey Gray, 92, of Mocksville, formerly of Salisbury, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, at the N.C. State Veterans Home.
Born June 19, 1921, in Beattyville, Ky., he was the son of the late Arba Pendergrass and Sidney W. Gray.
Mr. Gray served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was the last known Pearl Harbor survivor from Davie County. Ten years after World War II, Aubrey ate dinner with the pilot who led the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Mr. Gray was a member of North Main Street Church of Christ.
Mr. Gray was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen Whitley Gray.
Those left to cherish his memory are numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation and Service: Visitation will be held Monday, July 29 from 10-11 a.m. at Summersett Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Summersett Memorial Chapel with Brother Claude Pharr officiating. Burial will follow at Rowan Memorial Park cemetery.
Memorials: May be made to N.C. State Veterans Home, 1601 Brenner Ave., Salisbury, NC 28144.
Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Gray family. Memorial tributes and online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Published in Salisbury Post on July 27, 2013