Richard Grays, 83, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at a local hospital. Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday, Greater New Hope Baptist Church, 3920 East Rosedale St. Interment: Cedar Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: Noon to 4:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, and 7 to 8 p.m. at the church. Survivors: His loving wife of 59 years, Sadie Grays; children, Virginia Lewis (the Rev. Lyndon), Doris Bailey, Patricia James, Bobbie Jones, Janis Grays; brothers, Charles Grays (Lorenza), James Grays (Alice); sister, Lillie Walker; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.