Gary "Fats" Gray, 63, of McAlester, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa.
Family will receive friends on Friday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home in McAlester.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, at Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church in McAlester with Pastor Fred Morrison officiating.
Gary was born on May 2, 1956, in McAlester, to Maurice and Marcella (White) Gray. He was a very accomplished guitar player and singer. He wanted to share his love of the guitar with everyone and invented the E-Z Chord for guitar to make it easy to play.
Survivors include his parents, Maurice and Marcella Gray, of the home; sister and brother-in-law, Shelly and Darrell Lyons, of McAlester; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and a multitude of friends.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Nicky Gray and Monty Gray, and grandparents, Tom and Florence Gray, and Belle Nale and Nick White.
Active pallbearers will be his nephews, Damien Tripp, Johnny Gray, Brandon Gray, Payden Lyons, Dalton Lyons and a brother-in-law, Darrell Lyons.
Published on November 7, 2019


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Ida Shannon-Wall
Nov 09, 2019
Maurice, Marcella and Shelley, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sue (Susie) Thomason
Nov 08, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss. Gary was an amazing man. I was blessed to have known him.
C Ryan Shannon
Nov 08, 2019
My deepest condolences.
Melanie Fisher Brown
Nov 07, 2019
Fats was my friend. I'm sorry for your loss.