Walter Gray

Published 11:44 am Saturday, September 9, 2023

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Walter Gray, 68 years old, of Kitty Hawk went to be with his Lord and Savior after a short battle with cancer. Walter was preceded in death by his parents, William Brinkley, and Mary Edwards Gray; and his sister, Susan Gray Baum.

Walter was born in Norfolk, Va. on April 29, 1955, moved to Powells Point in his teens, and spent most of his adult life in Kitty Hawk. He truly enjoyed his job at the Town of Kill Devil Hills, especially the people that he worked with there. He loved spending time at the beach with his family, particularly at Oregon Inlet. Most importantly, Walter loved spending quality time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.

Walter is survived by his beloved wife of 39 years, Karen; his son, William Gray of Kitty Hawk; his daughters, Caroline Potter (Forrest) of Beaufort, SC and Jennifer Gray of Kitty Hawk; three grandchildren, Asher and Mason Gray of Kitty Hawk and Wesley Potter of Beaufort, SC; and a brother, Raymond Gray of Reidsville, NC.

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A viewing was held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at Gallop Funeral Chapel in Nags Head. The funeral was held at 11 a.m., Thursday, September 7, 2023 at Kitty Hawk Baptist Church with burial following at Austin Cemetery. Pastors Steve Siegrist and Larry Benson officiated.

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