OBITUARY

Danny "Dan" Grey

January 27, 1943July 29, 2018
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Danny Butler “Dan” Grey, age 75, husband of Marilyn Marsh Grey, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018.

Born in Fayetteville, NC, he was a son of the late Jesse J. Grey, Jr. and Sara Putnum Grey. Mr. Grey was a graduate of The Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science and was a retired Funeral Director having had the privilege to serve families in the Upstate of South Carolina since 1967. He was a U.S. Army Medical Corps Veteran having served during the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam Era. Mr. Grey was a member of Mauldin First Baptist Church. He was a Mason and member of Walden Masonic Lodge #274.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Grey is survived by a daughter, Stephanie Grey Wilson and husband Neil; a granddaughter, Chelsie Brooke Johnson; and a sister, Elizabeth “Libby” Alonge. He was predeceased by two brothers, Rev. Jesse J. Grey, III and Robert Larry Grey.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Remembrance Chapel at Woodlawn Memorial Park, 1 Pine Knoll Drive, Greenville, SC 29609, with Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meals On Wheels, 15 Oregon Street, Greenville, SC 29605.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, August 4, 2018
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Barry Murray

August 4, 2018

Uncle Danny inspired me by the ways he shared in others times of joy, success, achievements and even pain and sadness. Like no one else, he was always present with high class, dignity and the right words. When he offered to help - he meant it and did so many times. I would compliment him on how "sharp" he looked with his fine suites and shinny shoes, and he always managed to reverse those compliments back to you. He was the example of a caring man and the sound of reason for me. He never took the limelight from someone else, he always made it brighter for other people who could use some positive words of encouragement or help. I will never forget him. He was there for our family when my father died. He came to visit during military assignments in Hawaii, Washington, and attended my battalion change of command at the 101st Airborne Division. I will sorely miss him! Heaven will be better place with him.

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