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Thomas "Butch" Gray

June 5, 1959 — October 22, 2021

Thomas “Butch” Abram Gray, 62, of Monterey, passed away Friday, October 22, 2021 at Sentara RMH Medical Center.

He was born June 5, 1959 in Marlinton, WV, a son of the late Robert Lee and Bessie Ann (Cutlip) Gray.

A kind-hearted gentleman, Butch was always there to help those in need. He enjoyed mowing grass for his neighbors, cutting firewood and tending to Delores’ horses. He simply loved being outside. A great listener and friend, Butch always had a way of speaking straight to your soul and his kindness will never be forgotten. Additionally, he was also an avid stamp collector and fisherman. Above all, Butch was a genuine and loving father, partner, brother, neighbor and friend to many.

He is survived by his son, Thomas Abram Gray, Jr. and wife, Fallon of Durbin, WV; life partner, Delores Doyle of Monterey; grandchildren, Sierra and Trenton Gray of Durbin, WV; sister, Joyce Gray Davis and husband, Larry of Bacova; step-children, Joanne Ailstock of Monterey and Chris Wolfe of Covington; nieces, Lena “Cookie” and Tricia Vandevander and Kristy Crouse; nephews, DeWayne Vandevander and Jamie Gray; as well as many friends.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by Warron Odell “Booze” McCarty, who he considered a father; brother, Robert Lee Gray Jr.; and nephew, Robert Lee Gray III.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, October 30, 2021 at Frost United Methodist Church, Frost WV, with Rev. David Rittenhouse officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Highland County Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO Box 268, Monterey, Va. 24465.

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