Timothy Gray


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Posted Online: Jan. 26, 2013, 11:11 pm
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Timothy J. Gray, 62, of East Moline, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at his home.
A visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at Wendt Funeral Home, Moline. Services will be graveside at Hampton Cemetery in Hampton, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Memorials may be made to the family for a Kids' Music Program at the Redstone Room in Davenport.
Timothy Jon Gray was born in Moline on Nov. 1, 1950, to Lester and Evelyn Gray. On Jan. 11, 1975, he married Dawn Mann, in Hampton. She survives.
He was a 1968 graduate of United Township High School in East Moline. For nearly 30 years, he was a programmer for Iowa Mutual Insurance of Dewitt, Iowa.
Tim loved music, playing his guitar, attending concerts, and the Chicago sports teams. He especially loved his grandkids.
In addition to his wife, Dawn, survivors include daughters, April (Eric) Edwards, Moline, and Krystal (Bill) Pierce, East Moline; grandchildren: Cody, Kaleb, Trey and Skylar; sisters, Joan Lopez, East Moline, Sheila McCormick, Charlotte, W.Va.; brothers, Lester Gray Jr., Burlington, Iowa, Stanley Gray, East Moline, and Robert Gray, Kyle, Texas; cousin, Thelma Morris, East Moline; nephews, Rick Gray, Muscatine, Steven (Lenore) Gray and Christopher (Melanie) Gray, both of Texas; niece, Katie (Clark) Dugger, Ashburn, Va.; three great-nieces; and two great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Velma Gray; and niece and nephew, Penny and George Lopez.















 




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