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Charles Wesley (C.W.) Wray, Sr., age 82, died Sunday, September 2, 2018, surrounded by family after a brief illness. The son of George Wesley and Fannie Gibson Wray, he is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Katherine Clarke Wray, his son Charles W. Wray, Jr. and his wife Shannon, daughter Katherine Wray Detamore and her husband David Marshall Detamore, granddaughters Meredith Gibson Wray, Elizabeth Morgan Wray, and Emma Grace Detamore, and sister-in-law Mary Beth Fallin.

A graduate of Petersburg High School and the University of Richmond, C.W. served in the Virginia Air National Guard prior to moving with his wife Kay to Washington, D.C. to start his professional career as a Certified Public Accountant. After a brief period there, they returned to Petersburg and he joined the public accounting firm of Ernie & Mason where he worked until his retirement. C.W. was a devoted family man and an avid lifelong golfer. He served the community as a board member of both the Petersburg Hospital Authority and the Petersburg Housing Authority. He also served for many years as the Treasurer of the County Club of Petersburg.

The family will receive friends at the residence Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, September 7, 2018, at Christ and Grace Episcopal Church with interment to follow in the Church Memorial Garden. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts be made to the Prince George Emergency Crew, PO Box 308, Prince George, VA 23875. Condolences may be registered at
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J T Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Crematory Service
103 S Adams St
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 733-8511
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Published in The Progress-Index from Sept. 6 to Sept. 7, 2018
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