ERNEST C. "SHOT" GRAY, JR.,, 80, died July 15,
2003 at his home in Marble Falls, TX, with interment
at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park in Burnet, TX.
Shot was born May 11, 1923 in Ranger, TX and was
a 1940 graduate of Ranger High School. He served in
the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II. After
his service in the Army, he graduated from Southern
Methodist University in Dallas, TX. He had a successful
career in sales.
He is survived by his wife Vivian; a daughter, Gail
and her husband Jim Rogers of Marble Falls; a son,
Matthew and his wife Melissa of St. Louis, Missouri,
and one granddaughter, Elizabeth of Houston. Two half-
brothers: Pete (RHS-1956), and Charles Tibbels (RHS-
1957) of Ranger, one half-sister, Sandra Tibbels Welch
(RHS-1964) of Colorado City, CO and one step-sister,
Billie Jo Tibbels Newsom of Sulphur Springs, TX.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest C.
Gray, Sr.; a step-father Fred Tibbels; his mother,
Jewel Gray Tibbels; a brother, Bill Gray (RHS-1943)
and a sister, Norma Jo Gray Gordon (RHS-1943).
WIFE: VIVIAN GRISSOM GRAY of Marble Falls, TX,
passed away April 12, 2016 at the age of 92 with internment
at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park.
She was born July 1, 1923 in Dallas, TX to Brown &
She is preceded in death by her husband, Ernest C.
Vivian is survived by her son, Matthew Gray and wife
Melissa of San Antonio, TX, daughter, Gail Rogers of
Meadowlakes, TX, granddaughter Elizabeth Chambers of
Katy, TX and sister Ruby Lois Myers & husband Harris
of Bonham, TX.