Cecil Dale Gray , son of Louis Fair Gray and Uriel Evelyn Hurd.
Born 3 May 1929 at Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, United States, died 14 Dec 1999 at Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States His funeral was held at Roswell Presbyterian Church, Roswell, GA, on 18 Dec 1999., 70 years, buried 20 Dec 1999 at Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, United States. Occupation: sales manager, Westinghouse Electric Co. (later Phillips Lighting)
Cecil Gray was a native of Bluefield, WV, and he was educated in the Bluefield schools. He attended Concord College in Athens, WV, and Bluefield College. He was employed at Armour and Company from 1950-52. He began his career in sales with Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Lamp Division, in 1953. He was District Sales Manager, Kansas City, MO, 1970-78; Marketing Manager, Bloomfield, NJ, 1978; Regional Sales Manager, Philadelphia, 1978-83. With the sale of Westinghouse Lamp Division to North American Phillips, he served as Regional Sales Manager, Atlanta, 1983-86.
At his death, he was a member of Roswell Presbyterian Church, Roswell, GA, where his funeral was held on December 18, 1999.
He was a talented pianist who played professionally for a number of years. As a teenager, he hosted and performed for a live weekly radio broadcast of piano music on a Bluefield radio station. He was a member of a popular combo which played club dates throughout West Virginia and Virginia for several years. In his retirement in Atlanta, he accompanied a singing group which performed regularly in senior-citizen centers, retirement homes, and other venues.
Married 1950 (48 or 49 years married) to:
Virginia Patricia Murphy , daughter of Robert George Murphy Jr. and Mary Archer Bell.
Born 1928, 89 or 90 years
1. Sharon Virginia Gray
Born 1951, 66 or 67 years
2. Charles Richard Gray
Born 1954, 63 or 64 years
3. Katherine Elizabeth Gray
Born 1956, 61 or 62 years
4. Paul Robert Gray
Born 1957, 60 or 61 years
5. David Lewis Gray
Born 1962, 55 or 56 years
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