Earl Marshall Gray, 76, died September 7, 2021, at NL Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth. He was born September 17, 1944, in Ellsworth the son of Merle and Callie (Bowden) Gray.
Earl worked for Harold MacQuinn for many years in construction. He was an avid fisherman, loved the outdoors and after retirement he spent his time helping anyone who needed help. When he moved to Deane Street apartments, he would keep all the paths and cars cleaned off before the snowplow got there. He would never accept any pay for his hard work, just a thank was good enough.
Earl was predeceased by his first wife, Francis Rankin who died of cancer leaving him with three children, Donna Colby, Earle Gray Jr., and Kim Conary. On Sept. 16, 1995, he married Wanda Lee Colbeth.
Besides his wife Wanda and three children he is survived by 8 grandchildren, Felicia and Anthony Colby, Daniel, William and Sydney Gray, Thomas, Veronica and Scott Conary; 3 sisters, Rosemary, Debbie, and Dana; his best friend Jerry Grindle who was also his best man at he and Wanda’s wedding.
A memorial service will be held 1pm, September 25, 2021, at Bible Baptist Church, 986 US-1, Hancock.
Condolences may be expressed at www.acadiacremation.com