Thomas Richard Gray
71 years old of Waynesboro, Va., passed away December 29 in Baltimore Maryland, attending the Pittsburg Steelers game with his son-in-law David. Tom was born in Cambria County, Pa. on December 14, 1948 to the late Thelma (Barnes) Gray and Carl E. Gray of Moss Creek, Pa. He moved to Virginia in 1969 after graduating from Pittsburgh Technical College with an engineer degree. He was employed at Northrop Grumman where he retired in 2008. He enjoyed competition shooting and was an active member of the Shenandoah Valley Rifle and Pistol Club in Harrisonburg for over 50 years, The Stonewall Rifle and Pistol Club, and The Piedmont Sportsman's Club in Gordonsville, Va. He also enjoyed going to his hunting camp in Pa., restoring his 1955 Chevy Convertible, helping his many friends with their projects, riding his Harley, traveling and having unusual adventures with his wife,(and there were many). He loved spending time with his family and attending his granddaughter's soccer and grandson's baseball games. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Hutchinson Gray of 30 years; his three daughters, Laura Gray of Frederick, Md.; Summer Kelso Piller with her husband David of Fishersville; Amber Kelso Wagner with her husband Mike of Verona; and a son Stephen Gray with his wife Amy of Hastings, Pa. Grandchildren: Kendall, Carley, Avery, Jackson and Destiny. His sisters, Bonnie Bardelang and Paula Jo Kline and husband Greg, all of Moss Creek, Pa.; and brother Carl (Punk) Gray with wife Sandy of Kansas. He also loved and had many nieces and nephews, and many friends. He will be greatly missed by all.
There will be a Celebration of Life at The Bridge Christian Church in Fishersville, Va. on Saturday, January 11 from 2 p.m. or friends and family. There will also be a Celebration of his life at St. Nicholas Church in Nicktown, Pa. on January 18 in the fellowship hall starting at 2 p.m. This will be a celebration of Tom's life, to share love, laughter, memories and stories we have of Tom. Family will receive friends on Thursday, January 2 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 55 Hereford Drive, Fishersville, Va. Donations can be made to the Izaak Walton League in Harrisonburg in lieu of flowers.
Published on January 3, 2020


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Jan 14, 2020
So sorry for your lost. May God bless you and your s 🙏🙏
Anna Gray
Jan 06, 2020
My heart, thoughts and prayers are with the family. Carl was my brother and I used to babysit Tom back in the day. ~Aunt Gick
Linda Woods-Marino
Jan 06, 2020
Our deepest condolences are with the family.