Logan Gray

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jerry Leggett officiating, assisted by the Rev. Larry Nichols. Masonic services will be conducted by Casey Hood. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 5 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Casey Hood, Joe Whitesides, Pete Quinton, Jim West, Steve Muse, Jason Hicks, Shane Carver and Brett Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Stevenson, Charles Whitby, Raymond Morris, Bart White, Alvis Daniel, John Wade, Masons, members of Oak Street Presbyterian Church, members of Order of Eastern Star and the girls at First Citizens National Bank.
The family requests that memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis or Oak Street Presbyterian Church.
He was born Nov. 13, 1928, in Obion, son of the late Bonner and Willie May (Clack) Gray. He married the former Mary Jean Wallace Feb. 6, 1951. She survives. He was a retired employee of the former Reelfoot Packing Co. and had worked for Union City Ford. He was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of Union City Masonic Lodge 538 F&AM, Royal Arch Masons, Knights Templar Commandery, Union City Chapter and Council Goodwill Shrine Club, Western Sun Lodge 88 in Troy and Order of the Eastern Star 432. He was Past Worshipful Master of Union City Lodge 538, past president of Goodwill Shrine and Past Patron of Order of Eastern Star 432.
He had been appointed to the following offices: Grand Conductor of the Council of Royal and Select Masters of Tennessee, Grand Marshal of the Grand Council, Grand Master Second Veil of Tennessee Chapter, Grand Sword Bearer of Commandery, Grand Warden of Knights Templar Commandery and Grand Sentinel of Grand Council of Cryptic Masons. He was awarded the Knights of York Cross of Honor of Knights Templar of Commandery and the York Cross of Honor and was the past High Priest and District Deputy Grand High Priest and was a charter member of the Tall Cedars.
He was a member of Oak Street Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Lyn Maloney of Troy; four grandsons, Spencer Gray Maloney of Troy, Scott Gray of Virginia and Jim Cruce and Jason Cruce, both of Ridgely; two granddaughters, Amanda (Cruce) Daoud of Nashville and Courtney (Cruce) Petty of Obion; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; his sister and brother-in-law, Kitty (Gray) and Grover Shuler of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Logan Kent Gray and Jimmy Cruce; and his brother, Forrest Glenn Gray.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.

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