Gerald D. Gray, Jr., died on Feb. 3.
He was born on Aug. 13, 1957, in San Francisco, Calif.
Gray was a passionate musician, particularly on the harmonica. He was known for his unique and unwavering zest for life, despite the many challenges he was given to overcome. He always kept a positive attitude, a spring in his step and a laugh on his lips.
Gray is survived by his mother and step-father, Betty and Kent Jenkins of Shasta, Calif.; step-father, Russell Hovis of Redding, Calif.; and sister, Charlotte Hovis of Golden, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dale Gray and sister, Mona Leslie.
At his request, no formal services will be held. Gray will be placed to rest next to his father in the Burns Cemetery at a later date.