Obit: John Gray

Obit: John Gray

April 27th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

John K. "Jack" Gray, 70, of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord Thursday, April 25, 2013.Jack was a native of Chattanooga and a retiree of Bellsouth. He served honorably in the United States Marine Corps and was a Vietnam veteran. He was an honest and dedicated husband, father and grandfather, who knew how to fix just about anything.He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Jennie Ruth Gray; brothers, Bill, Jimmy and Zane Gray.He is survived by his devoted wife of 47 years, Janice Brown Gray; son, Kevin (Lisa) Gray; daughter Kristy (Matt) Arbuckle; grandchildren, Jordan Gray, Kallie Arbuckle, Kaeden Arbuckle, Kohl Arbuckle and Skyler Dover; brothers, Harry (Laurann) Gray Jr. and Patrick (Mary) Gray; nieces and nephews.Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Bill Mason officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Parkinson's Disease Association,135 Parkinson Avenue Staten Island, NY 10305, or American Diabetes Association, 5805 Lee Highway #204, Chattanooga, TN 37421.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.