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William Franklin "Lil Willie" Gray

July 26, 1949 March 11, 2020
William Franklin "Lil Willie" Gray
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Obituary for William Franklin "Lil Willie" Gray

William Franklin "Lil Willie" Gray, 70, of Princeton, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN. He was a coal miner and then retired from Bremner. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church, UMWA Union Local 1623 and a member of the Masonic Lodge. Lil Willie loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sandy Coleman Gray; two daughters, Daphne Cooper and husband David of Princeton, Tammy Story and husband Jeff of Eddyville; son, William C. "Thumper" Gray and wife Miranda of Caldwell County; sister, Connie Gray Martin of Princeton; four brothers, Johnny Gray, Mike Gray, James Gray and Ricky Gray all of Princeton; six grandchildren, Sarah Meeks, Andrew Coleman Gray, Trista Hale, Christian Erford, Austin Cooper and David Lee Cooper; great-grandchildren, Emrie and Esther Hale; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eddie Leon Gray, Sr. and Leola Gilkey Gray; brother, Eddie Gray.

Visitation will be from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Morgan's Funeral Home with Masonic Rites to follow at 7:00 PM.

Funeral service will be held Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Morgan's Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Cedar Hill cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

You may light a candle or leave a message for the family at www.morgansfuneralhome.com.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

14

Mar

4:00 PM 3/14/2020 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/14/2020 7:00:00 PM
Morgan's Funeral Home

301 W Washington St.
Princeton, KY 42445

Morgan's Funeral Home
301 W Washington St. Princeton 42445 KY
United States

Funeral Service

Sunday

15

Mar

1:00 PM 3/15/2020 1:00:00 PM
Morgan's Funeral Home

301 W Washington St.
Princeton, KY 42445

Morgan's Funeral Home
301 W Washington St. Princeton 42445 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Cedar Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

410 Stone St
Princeton, KY 42445

410 Stone St Princeton 42445 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-1942
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