Gray, Robert LeForest

Gray, Robert LeForest

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
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21 Condolences

  • PattyC1965 Chemei Posted August 11, 2020 9:21 pm

    You will be missed more than you know. Rest in peace my beloved uncle.

  • Mike Posted August 13, 2020 5:48 am

    Rest Well Uncle Bob. You were the Best Man I ever met.

  • Your favorite ❤️ Posted August 13, 2020 3:41 pm

    Forever missed, always loved.

    • Kevin Posted August 13, 2020 5:06 pm

      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.

  • Betty MacEachern Posted August 13, 2020 4:58 pm

    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.

  • kerry Posted August 13, 2020 5:29 pm

    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

  • Kelly Robinson Posted August 13, 2020 5:44 pm

    Rest In Peace uncle bob you will be missed by everyone. Love you

  • Linda cousins Posted August 13, 2020 6:27 pm

    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

  • Judyth Herrick Posted August 13, 2020 6:30 pm

    My deepest sympathy to the family.
    The beauty of a life well lived, never dies———God bless.

  • Terri Damon Posted August 13, 2020 8:05 pm

    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!

  • Cindy R. Posted August 13, 2020 10:30 pm

    One of the finest kind…Godspeed, Bob.

  • Kelly Robinson Posted August 14, 2020 6:49 am

    Rest In Peace uncle bob love you so much your going to be missed by everyone

  • Christie Posted August 14, 2020 7:25 am

    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.

  • Lorena Caler Posted August 14, 2020 7:55 am

    NANCY, Rob, Jess and Joshua, so sorry for your loss. Prayers sent to you and your family.

  • Tina Gillen Posted August 14, 2020 8:00 am

    Rest in peace Uncle Bob. You were a role model to many. We love you. Thank you for being the best Uncle ever.

  • Nancy Snow Posted August 14, 2020 9:05 am

    Paula, Steve, Paul and Nancy I am so sorry for your loss.

  • David Weaver Sr. Posted August 14, 2020 9:19 am

    RIP Bob, I didn’t know you well but I did enjoy our get togethers

  • Lisa E. Dyer Posted August 14, 2020 3:26 pm

    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!

  • Jennie Damon Posted August 16, 2020 2:08 pm

    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!

  • Bill Snow Posted August 18, 2020 6:31 am

    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

  • Chris and Doug Heath Posted August 24, 2020 5:26 am

    Rest in peace uncle bob.

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