Richard Anthony Gray


Richard Anthony Gray, age 70. Sunrise September 3, 1948 and Sunset November 25, 2018.

Mr. Richard (Ricky) Gray was born on September 3, 1948 to Richard Gray and Christine Washington in Covington, Kentucky. He moved to Youngstown, Ohio at a young age.

Richard received his formal education in the Youngtown Public School system. He is a graduate of Rayen High School. After graduating, Richard worked as a plumber for many years.He was a part of the Plumbers Union and later retired. He also worked as an apartment manager at Gutknecht Towers. Richard was a very intelligent man. He developed a lifelong love for reading and entrepreneurship, and loved his family with all of his being.

Richard Gray departed this life on Sunday, November 25, 2018. He was preceded in death by his Father, Richard Gray; Mother, Christine Washington; Brother, Ronnie Harris and grandson Keyonte Brown.

He leaves to cherish his memory: his brother, John Nelson; his sons, Terrance Madison (Allison), Kelvan Brown (Kimberly), Eric Jones(Quneitra), Kevin Madison, Maurice Bennett (Samantha), Benjamin Bennett, Boisseau Harris; his daughters, Crystal Jones, Deantea Bennett, and Malika Jefferson (Kenyawn); his grandchildren, TeAira Madison, Terrance Jr., Jessica, Cierra, Erraci, DeAndre, A’leia, Skylar, Paris, Noah, Kayla, Kiah, Kimora, Diamond, Mercedes, Maurice Jr, Chance, Benjamin IV, Blake, Coreyon, Kevin Jr, Keilan, Sadia, Trinity, Kamaryn, Isaahia, Victornykque, Nadia, Alaya, Boisseau IV, Trayvon, Ciera, Cire, Kiara, Eric Jr, Erica, Eriyona, Eric, Lacarra, Kelvan Jr., Royale, Ramon, Kevon, Brianna, Keyonce, and Keanu; and a host of great-grandchildren, loves, other relatives and friends.

Visitation 6:00pm and Service 7:00pm  Friday November 30, 2018 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Condolence Messages

  1. We want to share our condolences with the family. It’s never easy saying goodbye to a loved one. The pain of loss can be unbearable. Our Creator promises that one day this pain will be a memory. That beautiful promise can be found at Revelation 21 3&4 we hope you find comfort in these promises.

  2. Ben Bennett (Benji)

    A friend like Rick doesn’t come everyday, and I thank God that he passed my way. Rest peacefully with the Lord my brother.

    My sincerest condolences,
    Ben Bennett Jr. (BENJI)

  3. My condolences to the family…My thoughts and prayers are with you all..

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