Burdette “Bud” F. Gray, 101, a resident of Kinzua Health Care &
Rehabilitation Center, and formerly of 310 Water St., Warren, PA.
died Sunday, July 16, 2017. He was born May 24, 1916 in Warren,
PA., on Yankee Bush Road to the late Frank W. and Helga Jensine
Gray. He was a lifelong resident of Warren and served with the
U.S. Army Engineers during World War II.
He was employed for 25 years with the Pennsylvania Railroad
and retired from Warren General Hospital Maintenance Dept.
after 18 years employment. He attended the Warren Wesleyan
Church and was a member of the Warren Senior Center. He
enjoyed making yarn placemats. He was an avid hunter and
fisherman. He is remembered for always having a great sense of
humor and incredible father who always put his family first in his
He is survived by 2 Children – James C. Gray and his wife, Karen
of Russell, PA., Nancy K. Dengel of Oil City, PA., 12
Grandchildren, many great grandchildren and great great
grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. In addition to his
parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth B. Kifer Gray
who died August 11, 1997, 1 Son – Burdette D. Gray, 3 Brothers-
Weston (Jim) Gray, Wesley F. Gray, Vernon Gray, 2 Sisters –
Corinne Nobles and June Irvine. Friends may call at the Donald
E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., on
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 6 to 8 P.M., and on Thursday, July
20, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. when a funeral and committal
service will be conducted with Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of
the Rouse Warren County Home, officiating, and Deacon Joseph
Lucia co-officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by the
Clarendon/Sheffield V.F.W. honor guard and the U.S. Army
personnel following the funeral service.
Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery. Those wishing to place
memorials may do so through the Warren Unit of the American
Cancer Society, 2 W Crescent Park, Warren, PA., 16365 or a
charity of one’s choice.
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