Ronald “Ron” F. Gray

Ronald "Ron" F. Gray, 80, of New Palestine, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Indianapolis. Ron was born on Oct. 1, 1933, in Indianapolis, to the late Horace Fletcher Gray and Marie Carnicum. He was married to Sharon Jayne Bonn Gray, for 53 years.

He retired as Town Marshall of New Palestine, after 30 years of service and worked as a Marion County Park Ranger, and also self-employed doing masonry and concrete work.  Graduated from Arsenal Tech High School. Member of the New Palestine Masonic Lodge 404, New Palestine American Legion Post 182 and also was an Army Korean War Veteran.

Survivors include  his wife, Sharon Gray, of New Palestine; sons, Ronald T. Gray, of Indianapolis, James J. (Melanie) Gray, of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Courtney, Dakota, Jessica and Devin Gray.

Preceded in death by parents; sisters, Patricia Ann Gray and Jackie Anderson and granddaughter, Rena Elizabeth Gray.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of service at the mortuary. There will be a Masonic Service held at 3:30 p.m. Services will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel, with Chaplain Phillip Bacon officiating.

In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to the Ron Gray Memorial Fund c/o Bell Mortuary.  Online condolences can be made at