Vernon Neal Gray of Silsbee passed away Friday, June, 26, 2020. Funeral services for Vernon will be at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee with the visitation on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 5-7 pm, the service on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 10:00 am and interment at Forest Lawn following the service.
Vernon was a native of Texarkana, Texas and a longtime resident of Silsbee, Texas. He was a pattern maker in the Navy, taught welding at Evadale ISD, a master welder and a master woodworker, if you can imagine it, he could build it. His world revolved around his family and he will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his wife Glenda Gray; a daughter, Wendy Gray; a brother, Russell Gray; and parents, Euell and Lorena Gray.
He is survived by his brother, Robert Gray of League City; daughters, Kelly Gray from Silsbee, and Kerry Koch, and husband, Ernie from Lumberton; sons, Scott Gray, and wife Kristi from Silsbee, and Kory Gray, and wife Elisha from Silsbee; grandchildren, Kassidy Lane, Meagan McNeely, and husband Dewayne, Taylor Keel and husband Phillip, Brianne Richardson and husband J.D., Zackory Gray, Derek Koch, Jessica Salomon, and husband Martin, and Chance Koch; great grandchildren, Bolton Bean, Braeson McNeely, Elliot McNeely, Olivia Keel, Charli Richardson and Sadie Richardson; a niece, Mandy Gray; and a nephew, Sam Gray.
Serving the family as Pallbearers will be Zackory Gray, Chance Koch, Derek, Koch, Dewayne McNeely, Phillip Keel, Milton Richardson, Ricky Burnett and Roy Fling.
In lieu of flowers, we would be happy for you to donate to the Wounded Warrior fund, it’s a great cause with a welding program.
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