Donn Gilray, Sr.

October 17, 1937 ~ July 24, 2016
Donn Gilray, Sr. age, 78 of Kempner, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016 in Temple.
Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Grace United Methodist Church of Copperas Cove. Private interment, with full military honors will be held at Copperas Cove City Cemetery.
Mr. Gilray was born on October 17, 1937 in Olean,New York. He entered the US Army in 1956 and served in Panama, Thailand and Vietnam as a Military Police Officer, retiring in 1977 as a Master Sgt. He married Doris Bleakley on January 17, 1960 in Florida. They have resided in Copperas Cove since 1965. In 1981 he began a career for the Copperas Cove Fire Department, starting as an E.M.T. and later as a Paramedic, and Engineer. He also facilitated the mapping of Coryell County for 911 Operating Systems before retiring in 1999. His wife, Doris Jean Gilray preceded him in death on August 2, 2014.
He was also preceded in death by his mother, Anita Gilray in 2010; brothers, Richard and William Gilray; a daughter, Diane Michelle Pendergraft in 2012.
He is survived by his two sons, Donn Gilray, Jr. and wife, Kathy, Duane Gilray and wife, Lisa; brother, Robert Gilray and wife, Judy; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove is in charge of arrangements..
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