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William "Butch" Gray

October 28, 1948 — January 19, 2023

William F. “Butch” Gray was called home unexpectedly to be with his Lord & savior on January 19, 2023.

William "Butch" Gray was born October 28, 1948 in Cabarrus County, NC to the late Wade Gray and Helen Hartsell. He graduated from Concord High School in 1968 and worked in restaurant management until his retirement.

He is survived by his loving wife and soulmate of 35 years, Robin; daughters Tamara Winstead and husband Lindsey of Oak Island, NC; Catrina Weatherby and husband Glynn of China Grove, NC; Christie DeVine and husband John of Archdale, NC; Katrina Morrison and husband Larry of Lexington, NC, and son Timothy Johnson of Concord; grandchildren Chelsea Gieck; Alexandria Overcash; Olivia Weatherby; Grayson Weatherby; Gabrielle DeVine; Joshua DeVine; Matthew Morrison; Leah Morrison; Abby Morrison; Kiersten Morrison; Casey Johnson; Alexis Johnson; and Peyton Johnson; two fur children Romeo and Noel, who were his constant companions; sisters Betsy Bost and Linda Eudy; stepmother Sonja Marie Gray; step brothers Wade and Wayne Gray.

He was preceded in death by three sons, William Jr., Teddy, and Justin; stepfather Hubert Hartsell; step siblings Mike Hartsell, Mary Ruth Hartsell, Patricia Guy, and Pamela Gray.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Monday, January 23rd at Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord, 460 Branchview Dr., Concord, NC 28025.  A funeral service to honor Butch's life will take place in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, January 24th at 11:00 am.

Only immediate family will be at the Gray Home and requests all respects be made at Hartsell Funeral Home during designated hours.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord is serving the Gray family.

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Visitation

Monday, January 23, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hartsell Funeral Home-Concord

460 Branchview Dr NE, Concord, NC 28025

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Hartsell Funeral Home-Concord

460 Branchview Dr NE, Concord, NC 28025

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