Earl Gray (61) of Yale


Published on June 18 2012 2:53 pm

Earl Gray, 61, of Yale died at 12:45pm Sunday, June 17, 2012 at the Kindred Hospital North in Chicago.

Funeral services will be 11am Thursday, June 21, at Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home in Newton.  Burial in Yale Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 10 to 11am Thursday.

Earl was born on July 30, 1950 the son of Ralph and Viola (Hillard) Gray.  Earl graduated from Newton High School in 1968. He served his country in the Illinois National Guard from 1969 till 1975.  Earl worked at Brunswick Bicycle in Olney from 1968 until 2000 and then he worked at Casey tool from 2000 to 2008.  Earl was also a farmer.

Earl is survived by: Mother – Viola Gray of Yale, IL; Several cousins and special friends also survive.

Earl was preceded in death by his father.