Johnny Aaron Gray was born June 14, 1955 to Jesse & Bertie (Marcum) Gray. He was the youngest of fifteen children. On April 2, 1977 Johnny married Rita Shoemaker of Brookville, IN and to their union was born three sons, Steve Gray, Thomas Gray and Ryan Gray all of McKee. He is survived by four grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings, Ralph (Mary Lou) Gray of Booneville, Jesse H. Gray of McKee, Clyde A. Gray of McKee, Fred (Mary) Gray of Hamilton, OH, David (Patty) Gray of McKee, Ronnie (Juanita) Gray of McKee, Roena Oliver of Booneville, Margaret Creech of McKee, Lavonne (John) Neff of McKee, Delores Rose of McKee and Nadine (Ronald) Lynch of West Union, OH. In addition to his parents, Johnny was also preceded in death by his granddaughter, Jada Gray and by four siblings, Raleigh Gray, Deamie Gray, Elva Springfield and Leona Gray. Johnny & Rita moved to Indiana and resided there for many years as he worked at Sperry Rubber and Plastics of Brookville, IN for thirty-five years then retiring 2008. They then moved back to McKee eight years ago. Johnny was a hard worker. He loved the Lord and his family. He enjoyed his grandchildren and friends. He also enjoyed riding horses and camping with friends. He is loved and will be missed by many.
Funeral service 2:00 PM Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Lakes Funeral Home with Bro. Everett Smith officiating. Burial to follow in the Jesse Gray Cemetery. Pallbearers: Clyde Little, Jeff Shoemaker, Thomas & Steve Gray, Scott Hurst and Ronald Lynch. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.lakesfuneralhomemckee.com