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John Thomas Gray Jr., 90, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at Webb City Health & Rehabilitation. He was born Oct. 4, 1927, in Union, Mo., to John Thomas Gray Sr. and Mathilda "Clark" Gray.
John was a longtime resident of Carthage and served in the United States Marine Corps. He was a chemical operator for Hercules Powder Plant and retired from IRECO. John was a member of the First United Methodist Church, in Carthage.
John was united in marriage to Neva Brummett on Nov. 6, 1948, in Bentonville, Ark. She survives.
John is also survived by one son, John Thomas Gray III and husband, Stephan McAteer, of Little Rock, Ark.; one daughter, Amy Christine Gray, of Fayetteville, Ark.; one daughter-in-law, Patty Hunter; one granddaughter, Elizabeth Gray; along with numerous nephews and nieces. John was preceded in death by three brothers, Earl, Curtis and Clifford; four sisters, Lucille, Pauline, Dorothy and Lorraine.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Park Cemetery, Carthage.
Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.
Published on February 23, 2018
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