David Bert Gray

David Bert Gray, CDR, SC, USN, Ret., 71, of Five Forks Road, died July 23, 2018. A native of Amite, he was a retired Navy officer and CPA, and a member of New Branch Community Church in Windsor. CDR Gray said he already experienced heaven on earth starting with the day he met his loving wife Vickie. Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Victoria M. Gray; sons, CDR David B. Gray II (Christy) of Pickerington, Ohio, Jonathan Gray (Meredith) of Norfolk, Virginia; and daughters, Mary Shriver (Scott) of Charlottesville, Amy Rowe of Norfolk, and Lindsay Schrader (Paul) of Virginia Beach; grandchildren, Sarah, Colby, Gabrielle, Andrew, Emily, Bryan and Cohen; sisters, Terry Voight of Amite, Vera Brennan (Paul) of Kingston, New York; and brother, Lee Gray (Patsy) of Amite. The family would like to thank the outstanding professionals of Sentara Obici and Norfolk General Hospital for their exceptional care for Bert while he was struggling with his various ailments over the last couple of years. A funeral service was held on Monday, July 30, at 10:30 a.m. in New Branch Community Church, Windsor, Virginia, by Pastor John Hunter. Burial was in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, Virginia. Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the NewBranch.net or Lion’s Club of Windsor, Virginia. www. SturtevantFuneralHome.com

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