OAKLAND — Bobby Vasco Gray, 87, of Oakland, MD, passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021, at Garrett Regional Medical Center, Oakland.
Born November 16, 1933, in Staunton, VA, he was the son of the late Robert Gray and Thelma (Liptrap) Ellinger. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret "Peggy" Sprouse and Fonda Ellinger.
Mr. Gray was a retired electrician, having worked at the Social Security Administration complex in Baltimore. He had previously worked as a shipyard supervisor for Bethlehem Steel. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of Proctor Kildow Post 71, American Legion.
Bobby is survived by his wife, Sandra Ann (Rodeheaver) Wassil Gray, whom he married March 18, 1982, and who passed away after he, on August 27, 2021; one son, James Gray; one stepson, Charles Joseph Wassil; one step daughter, Mary Lou Ray and husband, Troy, Kingsville, MD; one brother, Ricky Ellinger, Rocky Mount, NC.
Sandra Ann (Rodeheaver) Wassil Gray, 77, of Oakland, MD, passed away Friday, August 27, 2021, at Garrett Regional Medical Center, Oakland.
Born December 23, 1943, in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Rodeheaver) Wilt and step father, Tilden Wilt. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Vasco Gray, who passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021; one brother, Albert "Charlie" Everd.
Sandra was employed as a cafeteria worker and custodian for the Baltimore County Public Schools.
Sandra is survived by one son, Charles Joseph Wassil; one daughter, Mary Lou Ray and husband, Troy, Kingsville, MD; two brothers, Joseph Evered, Pocomoke City, MD; Nicholas Evered, Oakland; one sister, Annabelle "Queen" Martin, Crellin, MD; one stepbrother, Tilden Merrill Wilt.
A private graveside service was held at Garrett County Memorial Gardens.
Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 1100 Memorial Gardens, Oakland, MD,, 21550, is in charge of their arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Crellin United Methodist Church Lady's Aid or Crellin United Methodist Church, 57 Crellin St., Oakland, MD, 21550.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.newmanfuneralhomes.com.