Douglas “Doug” Harold Gray, 77, of Troup, Texas, passed away on May 10, 2020, in Tyler, Texas. He was born February 3, 1943, in Jacksonville, Texas to the late Donald C. Gray and Harriett Styles Gray.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am, Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at The Gospel Barn Church, Troup with Reverend Joe Ballard officiating. Burial will follow at Henry’s Chapel Cemetery with Masonic Rites by the Dixie Masonic Lodge of Troup.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Cottle Funeral Home.
Douglas was a heavy equipment operator; he was very proud of his first employment as a jockey. He was a member of Dixie Masonic Lodge in Troup and First Baptist Church of Troup.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Osteen Gray of Troup, Tx; son, Joey Gray of Troup, Tx; brother and sister-in-law, Don and Shelba Gray of Troup, Tx; brothers and sisters-in-law, Sam Osteen and wife Karen of Troup, James Osteen and wife Rosemary of Troup, Richard Osteen and wife Lisa of Henderson, Tammy Moody and husband Carl of Troup, Patricia Denmon and husband Teddy of Buna; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Mason Senter, Travis Raney, Kyle Williams, James Osteen, Teddy Denmon, and Trevor Benken.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home, Troup.
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