NORTHFIELD - Ralph Ellery Gray Jr. of Northfield died at age 75 on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Buckley HealthCare Center in Greenfield.
He was an Airman 3/C in the U.S. Air Force, stationed at Kinross AFB, Michigan.
He was the son of the late Ralph, Sr. and Hazel Gray, and is survived by his three children, Cynthia Rhatigan and her husband Charles of New Smyrna Beach, FL, Dale Gray of Winchester, NH, and Bonnie K. Gray of Northfield. He is also survived by four siblings, Phillip Gray of Bernardston, Sally Bousquet of Jacksonville, FL, Nancy Lynde of Colrain and Geraldine Larson of Salem. He is also survived by his five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and extended family.
Though he had many different vocations, including truck driving, his passion was for antiques and was a dealer for over 50 years. He avidly enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping with family and friends.
Services will be Monday (7-22-13) at 10 a.m. at the Kidder Funeral Home, 1 Parker Ave., with Dr. Rev. Christine Fontaine officiating. Burial will follow in West Deerfield Cemetery, Upper Road, Deerfield.
Kidder Funeral Home, 1 Parker Ave., is in charge of arrangements. To send condolences or for directions, visit:www.kidderfuneralhome.com.