Robert Gray, 27

Robert A. Gray, 27, of Pioneer passed away Monday as the result of a motorcylce accident in rural Montpelier.  He was born on April 22, 1987 in Bryan, Ohio to Robert R. and Ann M. (Krauss) Gray.  Robert graduated from Bryan High School in 2005 and then earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Toledo.

Robert worked at Dexter Axle in Fremont, Indiana for the past two years.  Prior to that he worked for American Income Life out of Toledo selling Life Insurance, a job he really enjoyed.  In his free time Robert enjoyed golfing.

He is survived by his father Robert (Sally Metzger) Gray of Pioneer; mother Ann (Greg Oberlin) Carr of Bryan; one brother Levi Carr of Bryan; two step brothers, Alan (Kati) McKelvey of South Carolina and Jarrett Carr of Lima, Ohio; two step sisters, Heidi (Dustin) Crider of Auburn, Indiana and Jaclyn Carr of Columbus, Ohio; “sista” Abby Williams of Montpelier; beloved dog Romeo; grandmother Barbara “Mimi” Gray of Montpelier; grandfather Matthew Krauss of Hillsdale, Michigan; numerous aunts, uncles,  nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.

Robert was preceded in death by his grandfather Ronald Gray.

Visitation for Robert will be on Thursday August 7th from 2-8pm at the Thompson-Geesey Funeral Home, 335 Empire Street Montpelier.  Funeral Services will be on Friday at 2pm at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Montpelier with Pastor Richard Blank to officiate.  Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier.  Donations may be made to Diabetes Youth Services in Toledo.

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