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Visitation

Seaver-Brown Chapel
Thursday September 1st, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

Seaver-Brown Chapel
Friday September 2nd, 2022
11:00am

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Burial

Wassum Cemetery
Friday September 2nd, 2022

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George Jefferson Gray

ATKINS, Va.

 

George J. Gray, age 79, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at Rural Retreat Care Center.

 

George was a loving husband, dad, and grandpa / pop-pop. He loved his family and his country. George served proudly in the United States Marine Corps and then worked for the Department of Defense retiring to his farm where he loved that laid back life. He loved talking to people and being a friend. Everyone will miss George.

 

He was preceded in death by his loving and devoted wife of over 50 years, Phyllis Wassum Gray; parents, Sydney and Creddie Gray; brothers, Daniel Gale Gray, Robert S. Gray; sisters, Sara E. Robinson and Peggy Stone.

 

George is survived by his sons, Jeffery William Gray and wife, Kelly of Stewartstown, Penn. And Keith Gray of Abingdon, MD.; six grandchildren, Lance, Austin, Amanda, Abby, Taylor and Tyler; one great-grandchild, Hazel; and several nieces and nephews.

 

The family will receive friends Thursday, September 1, 2022 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. Funeral services will be held Friday, September 2, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Pastor Mike Sage officiating. Burial will follow in Wassum Cemetery, Atkins, Va. with Military Rites conducted by the U.S. Marine Corps Funeral Honors Guard and Francis Marion VFW Post #4667.

 

To share memories of George J. Gray, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for George’s family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.


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Your parents were both wonderful people. They were proud of your accomplishments. Your Momma and I enjoyed Garage Sales. Sorry you had to let them go so close together. Prayers for comfort.

Karen Gillespie Sep 2 2022 4:24 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. I love Phyllis and George they were such loving and caring people. I miss Phyllis I used to take veggies up to them and they would always bring a Little Ceaser pizza by soon after for the kids. Now I am at a loss for words. George meant the world to me. He would let me hunt in his fields and every time I saw him he would say " Did you get one yet " To this day I still haven't gotten one. I pray I do get one this year in George's name lol. He had such the snicker laugh. He would take me around the fence line to help him, It was just as much fun for me as I think it was for him. I would do odds and ends for him and we would enjoy it too. George will be missed and will be loved. God bless You Keith and Jeff. Your Dad was a great man!

RONALD T BANNAN JR Aug 31 2022 5:04 PM

Jeff and Keith, I am so very sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Your mom was one of my very best friends in high school and after many missed years, she found me on FB. Dale and I was able to visit them in their beautiful home several times and to meet for a meal or two. You were blessed to have these wonderful parents.

Betty (Sandy) Powers Aug 30 2022 12:30 PM

Sheriff Blake Andis and the Members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office would like to express their sympathy in the death of George Gray. If our Sheriff’s Office can be of assistance to you during your time of sadness, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Sheriff Andis and Members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Blake Andis Aug 29 2022 9:25 AM

Prayers for the George Gray family. We are sorry for your loss.

Butch & Kim Blankenship Aug 27 2022 6:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of George Gray

Winnie Deming Aug 26 2022 6:09 PM

A candle was lit in memory of George Gray

Mary Hodges Aug 26 2022 4:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of George Gray

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