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Emerson Grey

Obituary for Emerson Grey

April 18, 1929 - January 30, 2021
Sheffield Lake, Ohio | Age 91

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Brother, Friend


Emerson L. Grey, 91, of Sheffield Lake passed away Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Main Street Care Center in Avon Lake. He was born April 18, 1929 in Pound, Virginia to parents John and Laura (nee Boggs) Gray.

Emerson proudly served in the US Navy for eight years until December 1954. Following his service, Emerson began work at US Steel in Lorain where he remained for 30 years, retiring in 1985. He married Verlie Mae Mullins on September 20, 1951 and they celebrated 69 years together. Emerson enjoyed gardening, hunting and reading Westerns, and would never turn down a good afternoon nap.

Left to cherish Emersons memory are his beloved wife, Mae Grey; devoted sons, David (Mariana) Grey and John (Kelly) Grey; cherished grandchildren, Crystal (Rob), Amanda (Eddie), Sarah (Tom), Samantha (Nick), and Megan (Kyle); and ten great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Carl Hollenbeck, Ishmael Hollenbeck, and Mae Lewis.

Private burial services have taken place at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon, Ohio. 440-933-3202

Private Services have been held.

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Avon Lake, OH 44012
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