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Leonard A. "Danny" GraySeptember 26, 1932 ~ December 8, 2017 (age 85)
Leonard Allen “Danny” Gray, 85, of Warsaw, IN passed away at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, December 8, 2017 at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne, IN. He was born on September 26, 1932 in Pierceton, IN to Leonard M & Eva H. (Buss) Gray.
He was a lifetime Pierceton / Warsaw area resident, graduated in 1950 from Pierceton High School, and served in the United States Army where he was stationed in Korea for 2 years. He was married on August 27, 1961 in North Webster, IN (Epworth Forest) to Nancy J. (Carter) Roberts who survives.
He retired in 1998 from Warsaw Community School Corporation after 11 years. He was the former owner / operator of Grays Supermarket in North Webster from 1960-1972. He formerly was employed at D and C Construction in North Manchester, IN, Carey Construction in Warsaw, L.M. Berry & Company in Warsaw, constructed the cabins for the former Clarksville in North Webster where he also served as a blacksmith, and reconstructed the first 1 room school house in Kosciusko County.
He was a life member of the N.R.A. (National Rifle Association) & American Legion Post 253 in North Webster, IN. Member of the Hoosier Herpetological Society, Hoosier Poultry Breeders of Indiana, and formerly attended the Baptist Church in Pierceton.
He is survived by:
Wife – Nancy Gray of Warsaw
Daughter – Judy (Tom) Aycock of Elkhart
Son – Monty (Christine) Gray of De Soto, KS
3 Grand & 1 Gt. Granddaughter
He was preceded in death by his parents & daughter – Debbie Evans.
Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017 at Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, IN. Memorial services will follow at 7:00 p.m. on Monday in the funeral home with Fred Clark officiating. Private family burial will take place in the Washington Union Cemetery in Pierceton.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46814.