Alexander Milton Gray II
Alexander Milton Gray II was born in Elkins, West Virginia, on 20 February 1938. He was known as Alex or "Corky" by friends and family. Corky grew up in Fayetteville, West Virginia, attending Elementary and High school and helping run the family business, "Gray's Market." He is a 1956 Graduate of Fayetteville High School.
Preceded in death by his parents Alexander M. Gray Sr. and Margaret Summerfield Gray, and the love of his life, Patsy O'Dell Gray. He is survived by his three sons Frank E. Gray (and his wife Cecilia R. Gray); Steven G. Gray (and wife Gina D. Gray); and Brian P. Gray. He is also survived by his brothers Stewart "Skip" R. Gray (and wife Nancy Pat Gray) and Gregory M. Gray, sister-in-law, Elizabeth "Betty" O'Dell Boley, and brother-in-law, James "Sam" Edward O'Dell (and wife Barbara J. O'Dell). He has three grandchildren: Kellye N. Gray, Alexandria C. Gray and Gavin E. Gray and one Great Grandchild Kailynn M. Johnson. 10 Nieces and Nephews: Stewart R. Gray Jr., Kimberly Ann Gray, Mark A. Gray, Kathryn Elizabeth Moran Rogers, Kenneth Ray Walker, Wayne A. Boley, Debbie Sue Pierce Thomas, Roger Dale Pierce, Kimberly E. O'Dell Toney, Jennifer R. O'Dell, and several Great Grand Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm on Monday, November 25, 2019, at the funeral home.
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Published on November 24, 2019


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Barbara Seay Gignac
Dec 01, 2019
We lived in the same neighborhood as Corky ( Sunset Addition) until we moved to Fayetteville's Vandalia Addition, better known as Frog Town. Corky was my brother's best friend. Unfortunately, Buddy died before he was 22. So sorry about Corky. He had a smile for everyone.