Whitten Funeral Home/Park Avenue

1336 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA


James "Jimmy" Robert Gray

May 9, 1952September 25, 2019

James “Jimmy” Robert Gray, age 67 of Lynchburg passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.

He was born in Lynchburg on May 9, 1952, son of the late Beverly and Bessie Gray. In addition to his parents, a brother, Junior Gray and a sister, Sandra Davis, preceded him in death.

He was retired from Central Virginia Training Center. Jimmy loved fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Luanne S. Gray; 3 children, Bru Norconk and wife Heather, Brooke Tymchyn and husband Chris, and Michael Purvis and wife Aimee; 3 grandchildren, Jaxson Tymchyn, Zoee Purvis and Avree Purvis as well as a special niece, Rena Hooss.

Services will be private.


  • Services Will Be Private


James "Jimmy" Robert Gray

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Genelda mayberry

September 28, 2019

Deepest sympathy to Jimmy's family. Talmadge & Genelda Mayberry❤🙏

Pamela Davis

September 26, 2019

So very sorry for your loss. I worked with Jimmy at CVTC. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Michele & JW Stinnett

September 26, 2019

Never be another Jimmy Gray - he and his family, esp. his beautiful wife, all great friends. We will always remember, miss and love you, Jimmy. Fly high and play the harmonica and sing in heaven like you did here on earth with JW so many times.
Prayers and peace. Michele & JW xxx ooo

Wanda Johnson

September 26, 2019

The Freeman's have known Jimmy many years. He was kind and loving to our family and we loved him and his.. God be with them all during this time.. Rev. Ronnie Freeman Wanda Lisa Boonie Jackie and Amanda...xoxoxo