Dr. George Thompson Gray Jr., 79, of Conway, who was a doctor of chiropractic, in Conway for 47 years died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010, at Conway Regional Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 31, 1931, in Morrilton, to the late Dr. George T. and Alma Leach Gray.
"Tommy" was a 1948 graduate of Conway High School and graduated in 1958 from Logan Basic Chiropractic School in St. Louis, Mo.
He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran of the Korean War.
After graduation from chiropractic school he returned to Conway to join his father, Dr. George T. Gray Sr., in practice at the Gray Chiropractic Clinic.
He was a kind and compassionate man, often taking payment in the form of fresh vegetables and other homemade items.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Conway and was previously involved in the Boy Scouts of America and the Optimist Club and was an avid bird hunter.
He is survived by his wife, Juanice Gray; a sister, Gloria Gray Frenier and her husband Dick; a son, Dr. George T. Gray III and wife Ashley; daughters, Sharon Grable and husband Jerry, Libby McRae, Karen Griggs and husband Kevin; and eight grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Henry, Dr. Roger Gardner, Dr. Jerry Jones, Dr. Terry Simmons, Mike Norman and Larry Crowder.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Arkansas State Veteran Cemetery in North Little Rock by Ashby Funeral Home in Benton.
Visitation will be from at 6-8 p.m. tonight at Griffin Leggett Funeral Home in Conway.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com