Mass of the Ressurection: Thursday, December 23, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. John’s Catholic Church in Greenfield with burial of cremains in the Greenfield Cemetery. Full military graveside rites will be conducted by the Greenfield American Legion Head-Endres Post No. 265 and VFW Post No. 5357.
Family Visitation: Wednesday, December 22, 2010, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Steen Funeral Home in Greenfield. A scripture service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday evening.
Open Visitation: Wednesday, December 22, 2010, from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Steen Funeral Home in Greenfield.
Memorials: To the Adair County Memorial Hospital or the St. John’s Catholic Church.
Keith Gray was born on May 10, 1934, in Chariton, Iowa, the son of John T. Gray and Blanche A. (Edwards) Gray. He passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2010, at the Adair County Memorial Hospital in Greenfield, Iowa, at the age of 76.
Keith attended grade school in Chariton and Woodward and graduated from Woodward High School in 1953. He served his country in the United States Army from 1954 to 1957. He then went on to graduate from Iowa Methodist School of X-Ray in 1960. He worked for the Adair County Memorial Hospital in Greenfield as a lab and X-Ray Technician for thirty-four years.
Keith was a member of the St. John's Catholic Church and the American Registration of X-Ray Technicians. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, enjoyed going to the casino, and he was very proud of his family. His grandchildren were a special joy to him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, John and Donald Gray.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Gray of Greenfield; four daughters, Carmel (Rory) Benton of Greenfield, Pamela Gray (Steve Thompson) of Greenfield, Brenda (Bob) Frizell of Des Moines, and Debra Gray (Michael) Patton of Oshkosh, Wisconsin; two grandchildren, Caitlin and Teagan Patton; sister, Sarah Hall and husband Mel of Des Moines; two sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Gray of Sun City West, Arizona and LaVonne Gray of Knoxville, Iowa; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.