Welcome to the memorial page for

John W. Gray

July 31, 1928 ~ November 9, 2017 (age 89)

John W. Gray, 89, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017. After serving in the United States Navy and graduating from Florida State University, John Gray moved to Naples with his wife in 1956. He opened the first State Farm Insurance Agency in Naples in 1957.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joy W. Gray; his son, Thomas R. (Michelle) Gray; his daughter, Amy G. (Adam) Orkin; his sister, Jean Gardy; as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial gathering will be held Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel, 2011 Pine Ridge Road, Naples.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial acknowledgments of John’s life be made to Samaritan’s Purse (

Charitable donations may be made to:

Samaritan's Purse

 Service Information

Memorial Gathering
November 15, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel
2011 Pine Ridge Road
Naples, FL 34109

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