Ernest Gray

Ernest Gray, 91, of Boston, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Baptist Health Hardin. He was a committed Christian and a member of the Christian Church since he was eleven years old. He served in a leadership capacity as a deacon, elder, and Sunday School Superintendent. He was currently a member of the Nelson Christian Church in Bardstown. He served as an elder at the First Christian Church in Elizabethtown and was active in the "Young at Heart", a Senior Citizens organization. He volunteered as the bus driver for several years. Along with his other responsibilities, he served for six years on the Board of Directors of the White Mills Christian Service Camp, which awarded him the certification "Volunteer Worker of the Year Award". Mr. Gray was a retired supervisor from the International Harvester Company in the Agricultural Division for 30 years. His leadership led to numerous awards. In his retirement, he worked the farm he loved with an emphasis on producing beef cattle for the market. As a graduate of the Bell Shaw Institute of professional locksmiths, he spent a lot of time at that trade. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Boston Fire Department and a volunteer firefighter before becoming a certified State of Kentucky Firefighter Chaplain. He was a member of the Masonic Dunavan Lodge #292 in Boston, the Scottish Rites, and Nelson County Planning and Zoning. He was married to Marcella Moore for 60 years before her death in 2008. He was also preceded in death by his son, Ernie; a granddaughter, Lauren; brother, George Gray; and sister, Stella Hall. He is survived by three daughters, Donna Norman (Scott), Gina High (Ronnie), and Gayan Hutchinson (Robbie); brother, F. Delbert Gray; sister, Beulah Bunch; 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. The funeral and burial will be private. A drive thru visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Southeast Christian Church in Elizabethtown. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Nelson Christian Church. Condolences may be expressed online at


Thursday, October 15, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Drive thru Southeast Christian Church in Elizabethtown


Friday, October 16, 2020 starting at

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