Billy A. Gray

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Mr. Billy A. Gray, age 79, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral services were held Friday, November 4, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Burial followed at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation was on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

He was born on March 17, 1937, in Gallatin, to the late Emory Reese and Willie Catherine Campbell Gray. A pioneer in the Tennessee Walking Horse Industry, he has ridden numerous World Grand Champions.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Hilda Anne Boze Gray and sister, Peggy Pitts.

He is survived by his son, Tim (Patti) Gray of Shelbyville; daughter, Kathryn Ann (Kenneth) Gray Cook of Lewisburg; grandchildren, Chelsea Leigh (Dillon), Cook Connor and Baylee Ann Cook; great grandchildren, Noah Lambert and Isaiah Gray Lambert.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.