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“Barbara,I'm sorry we were out of town and could not come to the service for Grey. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Jo Ann &...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts are with your family. Life is a journey... your family will again be together.Debbie Hearn Hefner ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Hefner - Hampton, VA

“Our thoughts go out to Barbara, and the rest of the family. Please accept our condolences. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Roger & Betsy Wright - Norfolk, VA

“Gray was one of the early Tidewater Soaring Society members. He loved to fly his 1-26 Gardeeloo for many years before he moved to a higher...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“I had the great pleasure of studying along side Gray during several semesters of painting classes at TNCC. His wonderfully funny jokes, sense of...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Freddie Trebby - Yorktown, VA

“Gray was a good friend for many years! I always enjoyed his sense of humor! I also always enjoyed his painting ability! The world has lost a good...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: John Gray - Plano, TX

“Farewell to my fellow Tuesday Morning Painter, we enjoyed your companionship and gentle words, we will all miss you, Angel ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Angel Figueroa - Newport News, VA

With Barbara Wilson at Busch Gardens
8 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

With Barbara Wilson on their fiftieth anniversary
9 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

With Victoria, a beautiful collie.
10 of 12 | Posted by: Gray Wilson

This is from the 1980's at the TNCC cafeteria. “What a good friend he was for so many years! I am sorry that he has departed, and I wish to share my deepest condolences with Barbara and the family....Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Tom Waters - Lively, VA

“I probably saw Uncle Gray a handful of times over our lives but the great love Mom (Flora Wilson Jacobik) had for her baby brother permeated our...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Liz Downing - Homer, AK


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Joseph was born on June 29, 1931 and passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Joseph was a resident of Newport News, Virginia at the time of passing.

A Newport News native and 1949 graduate of Newport News High School, he remained a lifelong Peninsula resident.

He served in the US Air Force from 1949-1952 as a trombonist in the Tactical Air Command Band at Langley Air Force Base.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Virginia, 825 Diligence Drive #226, Newport News, VA 23606 or Collie and Sheltie Rescue Association of Southeast Virginia, 1316 Sheppard Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23518.

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