Farrell “Sonny” Gray

Published 3:09 pm Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Farrell “Sonny” Gray, 85, of Nederland, died Monday, June 19, 2017. He was born on July 24, 1931, in Hemphill, to Ruby Mae Farrell Gray and Arthur Lee Gray.

Farrell retired from Gulf Oil after more than thirty-three years of service as a supervisor of financial accounting. He enjoyed gardening and mall walking. Farrell was a fifty-year member of Nederland Masonic Lodge #1368, and will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and pawpaw.

Survivors include his wife of fifty-eight years, Bernella Gray, of Nederland; sons, Phillip Gray and his wife, Roxane; Daryl “Steve” Gray and his wife, Shawn; and Robert Gray and his wife, Wendy, all of Nederland; daughters, Shari Shirley and her husband, Ray, of Nederland; Sheila Jordan and her husband, Jay, of Port Neches; and Marla Kieschnick and her husband, Wade, of Nederland; nineteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley Short and her husband, Truman “B.T.”, of Pineland; several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

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He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Ruby Gray; three sisters; and one brother.

Memorial contributions for Mr. Gray may be made to Salvation Army, 2350 IH-10 East Beaumont, Texas 77703.

A gathering of Mr. Gray’s family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m., with his funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 23, 2017, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.