He was born April 24, 1951, in Vallejo, Calif., the son of Robert James Gray and Patsy Marie Gray.
Bob received his B.A. in political science from A.S.U. and was a safety and training coordinator at Quebecor since 1997. Prior to that he spent 17 years at American Greetings in Harrisburg.
He married Pam Evans on Aug. 10, 1975, and they just celebrated their 32nd anniversary. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Harrisburg. Bob loved to fish and spend time on the Buffalo River. He also enjoyed photography, bird watching and spending time on the computer.
In addition to his parents, Robert and Patsy Gray, he was also preceded in death by his stepmother, Jean Gray.
He is survived by his wife, Pam Gray of the home; three sons, Robert Derrick Gray of Jonesboro, Ark., and William Jeffrey Gray and Nathaniel James Gray, both of Harrisburg, Ark.; and two sisters, Shelia Smithee of Batesville, Ark., and Melissia Ann Larsen of Riverside, Calif.
Visitation was held at the Weston Funeral Service in Harrisburg, Ark., from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007.
Funeral services were scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at the Harrisburg First United Methodist Church with Rev. Charles Thompson officiating. Interment followed in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Weston Funeral Service of Harrisburg.