Gray Jr., Thomas Sheldon, ATC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
ATR-0000-Aviation Electronics Technician Radar and Radar Navigation Equipment
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Electronics Technician
Primary Unit
1969-1972, ATR-0000, VC-2 Blue Falcons
Service Years
1957 - 1978
AT-Aviation Electronics Technician
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Contact Info
Home Town
Chicago, IL
Last Address
Titusville, FL
Date of Passing
Dec 01, 2007

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20 US Navy Honorable Discharge

 Unofficial Badges 

Navy Chief Initiated Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Cold War Medal

 Ribbon Bar
Combat Air Crew Wings with 3 Stars
Air Crew Wings

 Unit Assignments
VXE-6 Ice Pirates/Puckered PenguinsHA(L)-3 SeawolvesVC-2 Blue Falcons
  1964-1967, ATR-0000, VXE-6 Ice Pirates/Puckered Penguins
  1968-1969, ATR-0000, HA(L)-3 Seawolves
  1969-1972, ATR-0000, VC-2 Blue Falcons
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (68)
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (68-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
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CPO Thomas S. Gray, Jr
Birth:  Mar. 10, 1941
Death:  Dec. 1, 2007


Thomas S. "Tucker" Gray, Jr., 66, passed away at home on Saturday, December 1, 2007 after a long illness. He was born on March 10, 1941 in Chicago, IL to the late Thomas and Adeline F. Gray (Dempster). He retired as Chief Petty Officer from the U.S. Navy in 1978, having served in Antarctica, Vietnam, Spain and Peru. Following a second career as an electronics engineer in the Boston area, he went sailing.

His boat Serendipity and the Eastern Caribbean were his home until 2006.

He is survived by his crew, wife and their daughter; by his sisters; sons; daughter ; six grandchildren and one great-grandson.

His unflagging sense of humor and adventure, and devotion to his shipmates, will endure.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, December 9th, at 2 p.m., at North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville, FL.

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