DAVID W. GRAY
CEDAR FALLS — David W. Gray, 83, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Rockwell City and Des Moines, died Thursday, October 3, 2019 at New Aldaya Lifescapes in Cedar Falls.
He was born February 27, 1936 in Onawa, Iowa, son of David and Margaret (Green) Gray. He married Yolanda (Lanny) Smith on May 11, 1955 at First Christian Church in Onawa. David was a member of the Masonic Lodge and actively involved in the Rockwell City Jaycees.
He graduated from Onawa High School and was a partner in Keith Insurance Agency in Rockwell City and then manager at H&R Block in Des Moines.
Survived by: his wife Lanny, of Cedar Falls; three daughters, Lisa (Darwin) Eick of Waverly, Lauri (John) McIntire of Somers, and Michele Peterson of Basalt, CO; nine grandchildren, Aaron (Theresa) Sackett of Seattle, WA, Adam (Paola) Sackett of Ankeny, Shaina (Joe) Anderegg of Waverly, Luke (Jess) Streit of Waukee, Leigh (Tara) Streit of Waunakee, WI, Brady (Emily) Streit of Ames; S. Kyle Peterson of Buffalo, NY, Quinn Peterson of Detroit, MI, Connor Peterson of Cedar Falls and six great-grandchildren Nic, Aidan, Neelie, Kinlee, Piper, Chance and Drew.
Preceded in death by: a brother, Richard Gray, son-in-law Jeffrey Peterson and grandson Andrew Sackett.
A Celebration of Life will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13th in the Chapel at NewAldaya Lifescapes. Visitation for one hour prior to the service. Richardson Funeral Service is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to family.
Condolences may be left at www.richardsonfuneralservice.com.