DALLAS - Dallas Morning News Copy Editor Kevin Leonard Gray died April 3 from complications with cancer. He was 60.
A native of Hampton, Virginia, Gray was a graduate of Norfolk State University and began his career at the Ithaca Journal in the Finger Lakes region of New York.
The Dallas Morning News hired him to work in the sports department in September of 1985.
He worked at the paper for 32 years, winning awards for editing and page design.
He was the primary content editor of the football special section that often received national recognition.
Co-workers remembered him as a talented page designer and sharp copy editor who took pride in making SportsDay the best it could be.
Gray was an avid fan of the New York Giants, New York Mets and New York Nicks. He also enjoyed history books and attending ComicCon with friends
He met and married his wife Charlene in Dallas in 1987, and she survives him. He is also survived by two children, his mother, sisters and other relatives.
Services were held April 8 at Wildwood Chapel at Restland Funeral Home with burial at the Garden of Memories at Restland Cemetery.