MIDDLEFIELD - Joseph David Gray, 85, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on June 16, 1928, in Lawrenceville, Ill., the son of Otis and Marie Hall Gray.
Joseph served in the U.S. Air Force from 1949 to 1953 in the Korean War.
He retired as a truck driver for C.R. England in Salt Lake City.
Survivors include his ''better half,'' Linda Hershberger; four sons; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a brother, George Gray of Montana.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha, a brother and a sister.
A celebration of life will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Russell Funeral Service in Middlefield. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Slitor Cemetery, Burton.