Donald Ebert Gray, born December 30th, 1952, in Wooster, OH, passed away Monday, October 9th, 2023 at 7:50 PM surrounded by loved ones at Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital.
Don served Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church as a councilman and usher, he was on the board of the Golden Circle Credit Union, an active member of the Northeastern Ohio Live Steamers and the Jackson Polar Bear Alumni Association. He also attended the monthly Timken Faircrest Steel Plant Retiree’s Breakfast.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Mildred Gray. Don will be remembered by his beloved wife, and best friend of nearly 50 years, Kim E. Gray and their two children, Jessica Gray and Amanda Gray, his two beloved grandchildren, Kaylee and Kyler Gray, his brother, Stephen (Barbara) Gray, along with his nieces and nephews, extended family, and his abundance of friends, for Don truly never met a stranger.
The calling hours to honor his memory are on Monday, October 16th, from 5-7 PM at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church (127 Cherry Rd NE, Massillon, OH 44646) in the Parish Hall and again on Tuesday October 17th, from 10-11 AM. The funeral will follow at 11AM in the Sanctuary of Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in the family’s name to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Donate
“Sometimes the hardest things in life, are the things most worth doing.”- Richard Castle