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Alexander Funeral Home-West Chapel

2100 West Illinois Street, Evansville, IN

OBITUARY

James H. Gray

April 14, 1936May 15, 2020
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James H. Gray, 84, of Evansville, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020. He was born on April 14, 1936, in Evansville, Indiana to the late Harold and Thelma (LeRoy) Gray.

James was a Veteran of the Marine Corp, where he served as an aviation electronic technician. He graduated from Central High School in 1953. James attended the University of Evansville where he played football. He retired from the Teamsters Union as a truck driver. James was a muscle car enthusiast. The love of his life was his wife, LaVon Gray and he especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Jenny (Gray) Buttrum.

James is survived by wife of 60 years, LaVon Gray; daughter, Tamara M. Buono; son, Matthew Gray; grandchildren, Tasha Covert, Amanda Porter, Jordan Gray and Jacob Gray; great grandchildren, Caiden Covert, Paisley Covert and Dallas James Porter Alexander; and God son, Jimmy Isonhood.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at Alexander West Chapel, with burial in Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit from noon until service time at the chapel on Wednesday.

Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • LaVon Gray, Wife of 60 years
  • Tamara M. Buono, Daughter
  • Matthew Gray, Son
  • Tasha, Covert and Amanda Porter, Grandchildren
  • Jordan Gray, Grandchild
  • Jacob Gray, Grandchild
  • Caiden Covert, Great Grandchild
  • Paisley Covert, Great Grandchild
  • Dallas James Porter Alexander, Great Grandchild
  • Jimmy Isonhood, God Son

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Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 20, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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Charles Ratchford

May 19, 2020

We are so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. We have many memories of you and Jim and all our Evansville friends!

Tanya wright

May 18, 2020

Neighbor and friend for decades....! A special man with a sweetie for a wife.... And love to tammy and matt....

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