Dr. John M. Gray, Jr.


Dr. John M. Gray Jr., 72, of Washington, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Washington.
John was born July 30, 1946, in Washington, to John M. and Mary (Castleman) Gray. John graduated from Washington High School in 1964, Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science and education specialist degrees, and later received his Doctorate of Education degree from Indiana University. He had taught at Mitchell Emerson Elementary and retired from Washington Community Schools and the University of Southern Indiana. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Washington and loved trains, dogs, traveling and reading.
He is survived by his wife, Sue (Thompson) Gray, whom he married Dec. 20, 1969; cousin Mary Loyden Present; and his beloved lab, Ginger.
John is preceded in death by his parents.
A graveside service will be held Monday, Jan. 28, at 1 p.m. at Chambersville Cemetery, 9 N County Line Rd E, Spencer, IN 47460, with Rev. Tim Baxter officiating. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel, 620 E. Viola Ave., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.edleemortuary.com
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