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Roderick Gray

December 9, 1953 ~ December 17, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Roderick Gray Obituary

Roderick Bernard Gray was born on December 9, 1953, in Paris, Texas. He later moved to Dallas and was educated in the Dallas Independent School District where he attended J.N. Ervin High School until his junior year and then graduated from David W. Carter High School in 1972. Roderick later joined the United States Navy in 1973 until 1975.


Roderick was a faithful member of the Anointed Word Church in Duncanville, Texas under the leadership of Reverend Kevin T. Mitchell where he served as a deacon until his health failed him.  


On Sunday December 17, 2023, the Angel of Mercy quietly summoned him from this earthly life and stepped into eternity to be with the Lord. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Rev. Charlie and Effie Gray, and  son, Vann Dismuke.


He leaves to cherish his memories: eight children, LaTashau Thomas, Nyishau (Jason) Harris, Twana Wright, Charmetha Harris, Elexia, Roderick II, all of Houston, Texas, Broderick, and Joann; a special friend, Jackie Brackens of Dallas, Texas; twenty-eight grandchildren, twenty-two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles (Stephanie) and Ronald (Angela); two sisters, Darlene (Richard) Moore and Cheryl (Alvin) Washington all of Dallas, Texas and a host of nieces, nephews, beloved church family and many beautiful and special friends.




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Public Viewing
December 27, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sacred Funeral Home
1395 N. Highway 67 South
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

December 27, 2023

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sacred Funeral Home
1395 N. Highway 67 South
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Funeral Service
December 28, 2023

11:00 AM
Temple Missionary Baptist Church
638 Power Drive
Duncanville, TX 75116

January 3, 2024

DFW National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75211


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