In Memory of




Obituary for Billy Lloyd Gray

Mr. Billy Lloyd Gray, of Nebo, passed away at the age of 60 after a brief illness on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Mission Hospital Memorial Campus in Asheville. A native of McDowell, Billy was born on April 13, 1962 to the late Billy Max Gray and Dorothy Lingo Gray. Billy had a love for animals and had many fur children. He enjoyed big game hunting and went to many fishing tournaments. Billy was known as a loving and giving man, who was always willing to help. He was a man that went the extra mile.

In addition to Billy’s parents, he is preceded in death by his three sisters, Deborah Horne, Laura Lowery, and Rebecca Gray.

He is survived by his wife, Loretta Lynn Gray and their fur children; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2022 at Westmoreland Funeral Home & Crematory in Marion. The funeral service will follow the visitation at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home. A private interment will be in the Carlyle Methodist Church Cemetery in Nebo.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hankins Fire Department at 3220 Hankins Rd, Marion, NC, 28752