December 21, 1954 - September 28, 2021
Robert "Bob" E. Gray, Jr, age 66 of Columbus passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Bob was born in Columbus to the late Robert E. and Joan (Oliver) Gray. He graduated from West High School in 1972. Following graduation, Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He was employed by Lane Aviation with more than 20 years of dedicated service. He was most recently employed by Home Depot. Bob was a member of the NRA, a member of Glenwood United Methodist Church and currently attended Redeemer Lutheran Church. He was previously involved with Amvets, American Legion, the VFW and the Moose Lodge. Additionally, Bob and his late wife Judy were very active in The Hilltop Business Association. He enjoyed guns, hunting, Air Force and family history. With his aviation background, Bob could identify an airplane by the sound of the engine without seeing the plane itself. He was an ornery jokester and enjoyed a good game of chess. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Judy; and sister Kathy Curry. Bob is survived by his children Bobbie (Ken) Gier and Rob (Mary) Cherry; grandchildren Elizabeth Gier, Nicole, Alexis, and Kayley Cherry; sister Patricia (Yahya) Hodjat; brother-in-law Ace Curry; special cousin Shirley Gray; dear friends Sue and Tim Watson and Lisa Simpson; many nieces, nephews, and cousins; and his Home Depot work family. Visitation will be held 12-2 PM Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Schoedinger Grove City 3920 Broadway where a Memorial Service honoring Bob's life will follow at 2 PM. Pastor David Shull officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bob's memory to Kobacker Hospice House. Visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory of Bob or watch his life tribute video.
Robert "Bob" E. Gray, Jr, age 66 of Columbus passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Bob was born in Columbus to the late Robert E. and Joan (Oliver) Gray. He graduated from West High School in 1972. Following graduation, Bob proudly served... View Obituary & Service Information
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