Richard E. 'Dick' Gray

Sep 5, 1929 - Mar 4, 2017

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Etna - Richard E. 'Dick' Gray, 87, died March 4, 2017. He was born September 5, 1929, in Castine, one of seven children born to Wilbert and Effie (Hutchinson) Gray.
He is survived by his loving wife, of 62 years, Frances (Whitten) Gray of Etna; a son, Steven and his partner, Mark Randall; a daughter, Christine and husband, Joel Burrill; 3 grandchildren, Jessica, Joshua, and Jillian; and 6 great grandchildren, Jules, Jocey, Abraham, Ezra, Henry and Olive; and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his pal, his little dog, Gus.
Richard, along with his wife Frances, owned the Corner Store in Newport for several years, and later retired from Edward's in Pittsfield. He was an avid hunter and golfer and had many golfing friends both here and in Florida where he and Frances spent several winters. Richard 'Dick' always said that he had a wonderful life.
Richard was predeceased by his father and mother, two brothers, and four sisters.
There will be no funeral services at this time. A graveside service will be held at a later date in Castine.
Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Newport. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.
Published on  March 6, 2017
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