Jacob Wray

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Daily Press
December 25, 2000


J. Keith Wray, 82, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000. A lifelong resident of Hampton, he was a 1937 graduate of Hampton High School and a member of the 1936 State Champion Football Team.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Hampton, a Navy veteran of World War II, and retired from NASA in 1984.

Mr. Wray is survived by his nieces and nephews, The Rev. George Alfred Wray Jr., J. Ashton Wray Jr., Carol W. Walter and Dr. Virginia F. Wray; five great-nieces and nephews and one great-great niece.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home in Hampton. A graveside service will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday in Oakland Cemetery by the Rev. George L. Oehler.

The family wishes in lieu of flowers, any expressions of sympathy be made in the form of contributions to your favorite charity.

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