In Memory of
Harold Duane

Obituary for Harold Gray

Harold Duane Gray
Harold Duane Gray, 87, of Metamora, Michigan died on Thursday December 7, 2017. He was born on December 15, 1929 in Flint, Michigan to Frank and Cathyrn (Barry) Gray. He married his High School Sweetheart, the love of his life Phyllis Lee Beckwith in Otisville, Michigan on October 8,1949. Duane was a Production Operator at Air Reduction Products and Michigan Acetylene. Duane travelled with Phyllis for many years in their motor home to Florida and participated in many Horseshoe Throwing Tournaments. He loved life on the Lake in Metamora for 52 years and loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and he enjoyed more than 26 years of snow bird months in Florida. Duane was a volunteer firefighter, deer hunter, loved to sing, hard worker and he made friends everywhere he went. His love for music, especially country and Irish was shared with all who visited him. He spent many of his later years enjoying life in Florida and Michigan with family, enjoying his music, and playing bingo. Duane, always a sports fan, knew who was playing who in the sports world and the final scores.
Duane Gray is survived by his children, Kathy (Stan deceased) Kossowsky, of Margate FL, Nancy (Bob) Frazier of Coral Springs, FL, Cheryl (Tim) Machak of Metamora, MI, Tim (Jeanne) Gray of Coral Springs, FL and Scott Gray of Coral Springs, FL. Grandchildren Nick Machak, Katie (Pete Policastro), Rebecca (Steve Curtis), Jason (Ali) Gray, Erin (Derek) Bill, Taylor (Dana) Gray and Devon (Sammy) Gray, Tara Gray, Amy Gray Lavadinho, Tyler Gray. Five Great Grand Children, Connor, Preston, Rylan, Sophie and Peyton. He was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis, son in law Stan, brother and sister in law Manley and Gladys Baldwin and parents Frank and Cathyrn Gray.

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