C.L. Gray, 86, of Llano died March 15, 2016

C.L. “Dudie” Gray

C.L. “Dudie” Gray

C.L. “Dudie” Gray passed away March 15, 2016, in Llano, Texas, at the age of 86. C.L. was born Sept. 9, 1929, in Lometa, Texas, to Bonnie Eloyse (McLeod) and Gordon Don Gray. He was a lifetime resident of Llano and San Saba counties.

He is survived by sons Marty Gray and wife Shirley of Cherokee and Dr. Mark Gray of Plattenville, Louisiana; daughter, Becky McCarty and husband Bart of Cherokee; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and the children and grandchildren of Betty Blackwood.

Dudie was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sammye (Williams) Gray; his companion of 30 years, Betty Blackwood; son Scott Gray; and brother Charles Raymond Gray.

A memorial service is 10 a.m. March 26 at Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Home, 307 E. Sandstone in Llano, (325) 247-4300, with Tom Bowden officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.

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