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NEWPORT - Carl Edward Gray, 87, died June 29, 2015 at his daughter's residence in Dexter. He was born January 17, 1928 in Newport, a son of James and Emma (Brewer) Gray.

He graduated from Newport High School, Class of 1946 and worked for many years at H. P. Hood Company in Newport. He married Opel Green on November 9, 1948 by the Rev. John Miller. He was an active member of the People's United Methodist Church in Newport. His life was his family, and he especially loved his grandchildren more than words can say.

He is survived by 3 children, Larry Gray of Newport, Sherry Rogers, Bonnie and husband Gil Levesque, all of Dexter; 2 brothers, Sidney and wife Carol Gray, and George Gray, all of Newport; and 2 grandchildren, Tyler and Amber Levesque; many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Opal; and a daughter Karen Ann.

A graveside committal service will be held at 11 A. M. Saturday, July 18th, at the Riverside Cemetery, Newport, with the Rev. Ellen Bridge officiating. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Memorial donations may be made to the People's United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, P. O. Box 182, Newport, ME 04953. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com
Published on  June 30, 2015
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