Groce Funeral Home & Cremation Service Assuring Absolute Integrity



Phillip Gray, Jr. Obituary

Phillip Harold Gray, Jr.
Phillip Harold Gray, Jr.

July 24, 1959 - October 15, 2017
Born in Bethlehem, PA
Resided in Asheville, NC
  • Contat Us
  • Guestbook
  • Photos
  • Services
  • Send Flowers


Phillip Harold Gray, Jr., 58, passed away Sunday, October 15th, 2017, at the Charles George VA Medical Center.

Phil was born in Bethlehem, PA, and was a son of the late Phillip Harold Gray, Sr. and Jean Fritchman Gray Wells. He was retired from the US Army, where he spent much of his career in Germany as computer specialist. In his retirement years, he enjoyed riding his motorcycle and travelling to motorcycle rallies and military reunions. He enjoyed helping other veterans and fellow dialysis patients. When he wasn't travelling, he loved spending time at home with his two dogs and his bird.

Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Konopik; daughter, Taunya Dow; and sons, Phillip Harold Gray, III, and Nicholas Gray. He also leaves behind siblings and several nieces and nephews.

The memorial service for Mr. Gray will be held on Friday, October 20, at 3:00 p.m. at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery Chapel, Black Mountain, NC. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.




Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery Chapel
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC US 28711
Friday, October 20, 2017
3:00 PM


Home | Contact Us | Payment Center | Subscribe to Obituaries |


Lake Julian | 72 Long Shoals Road | Arden, NC 28704 | 828-687-3530
West Asheville | 1401 Patton Avenue | Asheville, NC 28806 | 828-252-3535
East Asheville | 856 Tunnel Road | Asheville, NC 28805 | 828-299-4416

© Copyright  2010-2019 Groce Funeral Home and Cremation Service and FuneralNet®
Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Selected Independent Funeral Homes

Veterans & Family Memorial Care