Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Robert E. Gray

Robert E. Gray, 86, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  Born to the late Merle and Myrtle (Cento) Gray on January 18, 1931 in St. John, MO.

Robert Gray | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home ~ Quincy, IllinoisBeloved husband to Mary Frances (Darby) Gray, Loving father to Stephanie (Richard) Demien, Steven (Linda) Gray, Sharon (Larry) Peavler, Cherished grandpa to Christopher (Laura) and Ryan (Sarai) Demien, Lauren (Zach) Solomon and Colleen Gray, Sloan Peavler and the late Alicia Gray, dear great grandpa to Amelia and Thomas, caring brother of sisters Melinda (Cliff) Miller and the late Helen Gray.

Robert retired from IBEW Local #1 after 42 years of faithful service.

He loved cooking, boating on Lake of the Ozarks, nature photography, crossword puzzles, watching football, Cardinal baseball, listening to big band music and spending time with his family which he cherished dearly.

A memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 4-8 pm at Hutchens-Stygar Funeral and Cremation 5987 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Charles.

Burial will be held at a later date at Lake of the Ozarks.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations are preferred to Pathways Hospice in care of Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, Quincy, Illinois

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