Robert E. Gray Sr., 71, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at home.
He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Virginia Gray. He married Edna Walters on March 21, 1961, at Second Avenue United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his loving wife of 53 years; three daughters: Virginia Quarello and Tracy Gray, both of Altoona, and Michelle Grove of Lakemont; two sons: Andrew and William, both of Altoona; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Robert E. Jr.Robert served in the U.S. Army as a private, where he was a supply clerk and rifle marksman. He had been employed as a truck driver and sales representative for Pat's and Nelson's Produce. He enjoyed listening to music, especially classical, and playing cards.
Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2014, at Santella Funeral Home, followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m. by Pastor Joseph Kelly. Interment will be held at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.