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Richard Gray

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Richard Gray

AGE: 71 • New Castle

Richard Gray, age 71, of New Castle, DE went home to the Lord on May 28, 2017. Richard was a devoted family man who cherished his wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Many happy memories were made on their vacations in Virginia Beach. Richard enjoyed his time managing and chauffeuring ice hockey teams. He was a Master electrician for 52 years and worked for numerous companies including two of his own, R & G Electric and Gray Electric.

Richard is survived by his wife of 40 years, Jean M. Gray; his children: Richard Gray II (Stephanie), Julee Schwieger (Dan), Barbara Dorsey (Jed), Gail Weaver, Amanda Oberly (Andy), and Roberta Templeton; his brothers: James Gray (Cindy) and Glenn Gray (Linda); numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and his niece. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Anne Marie (Gillespie) Gray.

Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Tuesday, June 6, from 10-11 AM followed by a service in celebration of Richard's life at 11 AM. Burial will follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be given to the Wilmington Manor Fire Department and EMS team, 301 N. DuPont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal on June 4, 2017
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