Phillip Gray, 57, of DeKalb Junction, died March 10, 2011, at his home. Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, is in charge of arrangements. There will be a celebration of his life, Saturday, March 19, 2011, from 2 - 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Emilo D’Argentino, speaker, will conduct the service at 4 p.m.
Phillip is survived by his wife, Roxanne M.; his mother, MaryAnne Frisco; brothers Robert and Andy Gray; sister Julie Crotty; brother Chuck Tracy; loving companion Sam; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Leland Gray, and brother, Tim Gray.
He was born October 15, 1953 in Gouverneur, the child of Leland and MaryAnne Elsey Gray.
He married Roxanne Aldrich, January 21, 1984 in Hermon. Phillip was a project site representative at SUNY Canton. He also owned and operated Gray’s Taekwondo in DeKalb Junction for several years. He attained his master certification in Korean Taekwondo under Grand Master Sam Kim.
He loved hiking with Chuck and Sam, fishing, gardening, woodworking and being outdoors.
He was a true family man, a great teacher and a good and honest person.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the rescue squad or charity of one’s choice.