Horace Gray

Oct 12, 2017

Horace "Hoddy" Gray of Swanville, formerly of Wallingford, Conn., passed peacefully on Oct. 10, 2017.

He was born Oct. 21, 1932, in Dedham and was the son of the late Lester and Nellie (McTague) Gray. He worked for the town of Wallingford for 26 years before retiring to Swanville. He was a U.S. Army veteran from the Korean War. He loved his children and spending his days outdoors on projects.

Hoddy is survived by his wife Theresa Gray of Meriden, Conn.; his children, Robert (Russell), Roy (Melissa), and Roxanne Robles (Will), all of Connecticut, and Rebecca Dickey of Swanville. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Amber and Caitlin, Julie, Jeremy, Roy Jr., Anthony and Torie, Cameron and Olivia and AJ, Austin and Josh, as well as two great-grandchildren, Isabella and Jed.

Hoddy grew up in Dedham with his siblings Lester Jr., Milo, Leland, Blanche and Warren.

Hoddy was predeceased by his brother Roy, daughter Robin and son-in-law Alan Dickey.

Please join us for a gathering to celebrate Hoddy's life on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Young Funeral Home, 31 West Main St., Searsport, followed by a private burial. Hoddy's final resting place will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Swanville.

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