Homer Gray, 85 of Paris, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2012 at a Columbia Hospital.
Mr. Gray was born on September 4, 1927 in Paris, Missouri the son of Harvey Harlan and Flossie ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬Sheerman Gray. He married Ruthie Hempstead on January 27, 1951. He is survived by his children; Judy (Gary) McCurren of St. Peters, MO, Mike (Kay) Gray of Paris, MO and Dottie (Bill) Arnett of Paris, MO and Ron Gray of Grape View, WA; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one grandson, Kevin Arnett, infant sister, Dorothy Gray, one brother, Harris Gray and one daughter-in-law, Janice Gray.
Mr. Gray lived and farmed all of his life in Monroe County. He was a member of Mt. Airy Baptist Church and a former member of Monroe County Saddle Club. He served in the United States Army and was a member of the VFW and American Legion Post #221.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. at Agnew Funeral Home in Paris with Reverend Don Campbell officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Walnut Grove.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Airy Baptist Church.