William E. Gray

June 13, 2022

William E. Gray, 71, of Frankfort, died June 13, 2022 in his home.  He was born on January 5, 1951 in Bloomington to Raymond T. and Mary E. (Abrell) Gray.

Bill was a graduate of Spencer High School and earned his degree in Computer Science from IUPUI.  He served in the United States Army from January 1971 to November 1971.  He worked as Manager of Pizza Hut in Bloomington and Indianapolis and had most recently worked as cook and cashier at Valero in Kirklin.  Bill was a singer/song writer and played piano.



Visitation and Services

No services are planned.  Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.  

Survived by:

Surviving are his Significant Other: Mary Ann Collier of Hillisburg; Daughter: Celeste (Anthony) Martin of Lebanon; Sisters: Connie (Mike) Gooding of Huntington and Suzanne (Joe) Leitchy of Green Castle; Grandchildren: Emily Martin of Virginia, Brandy (Broc) Martin of Hillisburg, and Anthony Martin Jr. of Lebanon; and Great-Grandson: Zachary Vanderpan of Hillisburg.  

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents.


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3 Condolences for “William E. Gray”

  1. Alicia June 17, 2022 at 8:27 am

    I love you. You were a dad to me when mine was out of the picture. You always had a smile and ready to have fun. You danced to your own drummer and I loved that about you. Play your music in heaven . You’ll be missed. I’ll always remember you with love.

    • Emily Martin June 19, 2022 at 3:10 am

      Oh wow that is so beautiful! I am with Alicia please play your piano in heaven!

  2. Emily Ann Amanda Martin June 19, 2022 at 3:08 am

    It’s honestly hard to figure out how to describe how much I love you so I’ll use Eric’s email in condolences when I’m ready.

    Thanks for gifting me creativity, individuality and an able heart. See you in Heaven in many human years Grandpa Bill.
    Love your Emilymost

    I’m holding your honey Most and Molly doodle, thorn thorn, Suzy q, and Lyla safe in my heart, forever too & pancake and kitty friends.

    I know how much you loved your piano, and your honey woman and your coffee and your daughter and your daughter’s daughter and your Tony Jr and Broc and Eric very much. Your dear friends Randy & Billy Collier & in honor of Becky Collier and her love of your piano skills & talent, not only is your music a whole library but so was your brain.

    Love forever and I mean freaking forever, apart never, meet in heaven.

    Time is different for mortals so you’re definitely gonna have to wait to see me, but miss you already!
    Emily Ann Amanda daughter daughter Martin emilymostest

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