Joseph Martin Gray

Joseph Martin Gray, 90, of Mechanicsville, MD died June 20, 2019 in LaPlata, MD. Born June 08, 1929 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Martin Goddard Gray and the late Josephine Quade Gray.

Joseph worked for Pepco before retiring in 1995. He loved the outdoors from working the tobacco fields in his younger days, to gardening, cookouts with family, and anything involving the water; being on his boat, fishing and crabbing. He will be missed by many but none more than his family.

Joseph is survived by his children, Betty Ann Stone and her husband, Francis, Mary Jo VanMeter and her husband, Sonny, Jimmy Gray and his wife, Connie, Linda Bender and her husband, Jimmy, Debbie Radcliff and her husband, Robbie and Roger Gray and his wife, Roxanna; 14 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; his sister, Mary Josephine Farrell of Brandywine, MD; his brother, Billy Gray of St Leonard, MD. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Dorothy Elizabeth Cooksey Gray whom he married on December 3, 1949; brothers, Lawrence Leroy Gray, James Leonard Gray, Francis Elmer Gray; sisters, Maude Adell Combs, Margaret Ann DeMarr, Lucy Ann Gray and Pearl Mae Crutchfield.

The family will receive friends for Joseph's Life Celebration on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home & Crematory, P.A., 30195 Three Notch Rd., Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. A prayer service will be held at 7:00p.m in the Funeral Home Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Mechanicsville, MD. The Rev. Thomas F. Clifford, S.J., Pastor of St Ignatius Church, Chapel Point will officiate. Interment will follow at Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, MD.

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Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home & Crematory, P.A., Charlotte Hall, MD.

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