Joseph Fredrick (Fred) Gray Sr., a resident of Grayson, Georgia, and native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2006. Mr. Gray was formerly employed at Western Union in Chattanooga, TN and with Sperry & Hutchinson in Norcross, GA. He was a member of Avondale Patillo United Methodist Church. Visitation in Chattanooga will be from 6:00 - 9:00 PM on Friday, January 20th and 3:00 - 4:00 PM Saturday, January 21, at the Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN. Services will be at 4:00PM on Saturday, January 21st at Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel, with interment immediately following at Hamilton Memorial Garden. Mr. Gray was born March 16, 1930 to the late Charles and Julia Gray. His wife, Mickey Keener Gray, preceded him in death on February 7, 1997. He is survived by one brother, Charles H. Gray, Jr., Apison, TN; 2 sons, Joseph F. Gray Jr., Grayson, GA and Dr. Mikel L. Gray, Charlottesville, VA; daughter-in-law, Ruth C. Gray; granddaughter, Samantha E. Gray; step-granddaughters, Susan S. Bright and Stephanie L. Shoopman; step-great granddaughter, Maya M. Bright; and numerous nieces. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.