Fred Gray

Fred Gray, 72 of College Station, Texas passed away August 12, 2015 after a long battle with COPD. A memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, August 15, 2015 at St. Michael’s Chapel, 2402 S. College Ave., in Bryan, Texas. Cremation and memorial services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.

He was born on November 30, 1942 in Houston Texas, the son of Robert and Bonnie Gray. He graduated from high school in Houston in 1960. He worked for the Harris County Sheriff’s Department as a deputy. He and his family moved to Brenham in 1974. He was a salesman for McKesson for over twenty years. Fred moved to College Station in 2001 and he was an investigator for his son’s law firm in Bryan, Texas.

Fred loved telling stories, camping, fishing and duck hunting with his sons and grandson, along with the best hunting dog, Drake. He was a people person and never met a stranger. Along the way, he met then future Congresswoman Barbara Jordan allowing her to speak from the bed of his pickup when campaigning to large crowds.

He is survived by his son, Earl Gray and wife, Veronica of Bryan; daughter, Dayna Heine and husband, Darren (“Prince”) of Brenham; and son, Toby Gray of Ohio. Grandchildren Chase and wife, Stephanie; Zach and wife, Audrey; Travis, Elise, Tara, Taylor and Kaylee. Great Grandchildren Chance, Cash and Brycen.

Special thanks to Denise Turner, M.D. and Rick Moore, R.N. for their dedicated and compassionate care for the past four years.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Christus Dubuis Hospital, Attn: Terry Cepler at 1600 Joseph Drive, 2nd floor,Bryan Texas 77802.

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  1. My the God of Comfort, Comfort you and your family during this time. We look forward to the time when John 5:28,29 is fulfilled. My prayers are with you all.

  2. Sending love and prayers for grace for the family. Cleave comes to all who let God lead the way.

  3. I will always cherish the fun and laughter I shared with my Uncle Fred. He always made me feel loved when I was in his presense. I miss and love my Gray family so much and always will! To my cousins, Earl, Dayna and Toby I love you guys and you are in my prayers. RIP Uncle Fred and someday we will see eachother again.

  4. Earl, Dayna, Toby & Family,

    So sorry to hear about the death of Fred. We spent some very good times with the Gray family.

    We are thinking of you in this time of need,

    Ervin, Mary Jo & Terry Schulz

  5. Many prayers for the family at this time of a great loss. To Dayna a great person, friend, and boss my thoughts are with you during this struggle!

  6. Dayna, Earl and Toby

    I am so sorry for your loss. I have so many great memories from my childhood that included you and Uncle Fred. He truly enjoyed life and always made me smile. He always had so many great stories. My prayers are with you and God Bless.


  7. Our deepest sympathies to all of you and your families. Although, it’s been a long time it still seems like yesterday we went to the lake ,played volleyball or just enjoyed being with the Gray family..Our prayers are with you all. God’s blessings……

  8. It was truly a pleasure to take care of Fred, these past years. He was truly a special person and his memory will live on in my heart. If there is anything you need or anything I can help you with, please do not hesitate to call.
    My thoughts and prayers as well as the thoughts and prayers of my family and my colleagues here at Interim are with you.


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