Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

330.262.7771

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE

330.262.7771

James Gray, 86, of Wooster passed away on December 31, 2021 at Danbury Senior Living, in Wooster.
He was born October 28, 1935 the son of Fred and Goldie Lowther Gray in Ronco, PA.
Jim graduated from Carmichaels High School in PA, where during his senior year he played on the WPIAL Class œB  Championship football team. He went on to attend Waynesburg University. Jim had owned his own construction business, œJim Gray Construction , for many years. He was a long-time dedicated member of the Sullivan, Ohio Masonic Lodge, and served most recently as Past District Deputy Grand Master. He loved sports and the outdoors and enjoyed spending time hunting and fishing, along with living on his small farm in Knox County.   In his later years, he enjoyed reading novels and watching old westerns.
Surviving is his son Matthew (Christy) Gray of Wooster; step-children Paul (Lisa) Swartz of Wooster, Jen (Chris) Frasure of Centerburg, and Cortney (Larry) Fairbanks of Columbus, grandchildren Carsyn, Maxwell, and Myles Gray; brothers Roy (Ginny) Gray and Jeff (Vickie) Gray; and many nieces and nephews as well as Annie ™s grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his significant other Anna Powell in 2014; siblings Richard Gray, Sr., Fred Gray, Neil Gray, Allonia Kormanik, and Dodie Fartelly.
Friends will be received 1 hour prior to a 4:00 PM funeral service to be held on Friday, January 7, 2022 at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, with Pastor Paul Thoms officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ohio ™s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions
Ohio ™s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Service
Friends will be received 1 hour prior to a 4:00PM funeral service to be held on Friday, January 7, 2022 at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, with Pastor Paul Thoms officiating.

Visitation
1 hour prior to a 4:00PM funeral service to be held on Friday, January 7, 2022 at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster,

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