Memorial services for Mr. Jimmy Earl Gray will be held Friday at 1 pm in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home of Meridian. Rev. Jason Dyess will be officiating.
Mr. Gray ,62, passed away at Rush Foundation Hospital. He was retired as a roofer and contractor. He is remembered as a person who loved to joke and laugh. Mr. Gray also loved to be outdoors whether he was fishing, working in his yard or just taking a ride in the country. He loved to be near water. He is remembered as a good man who truly loved his family, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughter Brandy Holley; grandchildren Logan Wilkes, Trip Holley; brothers Billy Spears and wife Rita, Steven Spears and wife Tanya, Carl Spears, Robert Spears, John Ross Jr. and sister Susan Massey; He is also survived by his longtime partner Victoria McBride.
Mr. Gray was predeceased by his parents John and June Ross; brothers David Gray and Michael Spears.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Friends may sign the online register at www.stephensfunerals.com.