Robert LeForest Gray, 77, died peacefully at home on August 6, 2020 surrounded by his loving and devoted family. He was born in Blue Hill on January 25, 1943, the son of LeForest H. Gray and Lila M. Gray.
Bob enjoyed farming; he worked endless hours on his tractor cutting wood, haying, rotary mowing and tending blueberry grounds. His greatest joy was his family, the unconditional love he had for them was immeasurable.
Bob proudly served his country in the US Army from 1962 to 1965.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years Paula; son, Steve and partner Christine; daughter, Nancy and husband Rob; son, Paul and wife Missy; 8 grandchildren, Justin, Jenna, Tim, Joshua, Jessica, Damon, Jordan, and Paige; 4 great-grandchildren, Maddox, Aubriana, Jocelyn and Gracelynn; sisters, Evelyn and Betty; brother, Steve as well as many loving nieces, nephews and cherished friends. He was predeceased in death by his parents, brother Alfred and sister Harriet.
Per Bob’s request, family and friends are invited to attend a graveside prayer at Mt. Rest Cemetery in Brooksville on August 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm. Immediately following there will be a gathering at Bob and Paula’s home, 6 Sis Porter Road. Sedgwick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Bob’s memory may be made to Northern Light Home Care and Hospice, 441 Main Street, Ellsworth, Maine 04605.
Arrangements by Acadia Burial & Cremation Direct, 248 State St. Ellsworth
Condolences may be expressed at www.acadiacremation.com
You will be missed more than you know. Rest in peace my beloved uncle.
Rest Well Uncle Bob. You were the Best Man I ever met.
Forever missed, always loved.
Rest easy Fat Man. I will truly miss our visits and talks about farming and wooding. You were a great man that I am proud to call Uncle Bob and my dad.
You were the best brother and a wonderful Uncle to my children, Always there to help whenever needed i pray for peace and courage for your family in the days ahead. Life will not be the same without you.
Bob was the Nicest person God ever put on this Earth,always there when you needed him, Paula SO Sorry for yout Loss Prayers for you and family
Rest In Peace uncle bob you will be missed by everyone. Love you
You truly were a great man I’ll always remember your devilish grin , wonderful stories and your infectious laugh. Rest easy bob love always Linda cousins
My deepest sympathy to the family.
The beauty of a life well lived, never dies———God bless.
Uncle Bob. I hope that you are at peace, our hearts are broken but we know that you are in a better place. Words could never express how blessed I am for having you as my Uncle. You opened your home to
me and loved me as if I was your own. You taught me honesty and respect and to work hard for what you want. This world will never be the same without you but I am so thankful for all the memories we made! I love you with all my heart!
One of the finest kind…Godspeed, Bob.
Rest In Peace uncle bob love you so much your going to be missed by everyone
It had been to many years since I had seen you, but I can always remember the welcoming smile and wonderful laugh! I am blessed to have know such a wonderful man. Thinking of family at this time.
NANCY, Rob, Jess and Joshua, so sorry for your loss. Prayers sent to you and your family.
Rest in peace Uncle Bob. You were a role model to many. We love you. Thank you for being the best Uncle ever.
Paula, Steve, Paul and Nancy I am so sorry for your loss.
RIP Bob, I didn’t know you well but I did enjoy our get togethers
Steve, Nancy, Paul, Paula…my heart is heavy and you all are in my thoughts and prayers! Rest Well Bob! You were the best and I enjoyed hanging at your place with Nancy!
Thinking of you all…. I can see him and Brian up there now catching up and raising Cain. He was such a special man. I’m always around Aunt Paula…. love you!
My first boss as a 12 year old raking blueberries for this guy. We became great friends and always spoke every time we met even years later. I will certainly miss him! RIP Bob
Rest in peace uncle bob.