Coach A. Russell Gray, age 75 of Milner, Ga., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.Coach Gray was born in Ola, S.C., on May 4, 1937. He is preceded in death by his parents, Albert Russell Gray and Grace Hoover Gray. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Jane Ballard Gray. Coach Gray was a 1958 graduate of the University of Georgia, retired from the Griffin Spalding County school system after 30 years of service. He was a member of Congregational Methodist Church, former member of Elk’s Lodge and Moose Lodge.Survivors include daughter, Gaynor Gray and fiancÃ©, Kevin Holmby; son and daughter-in-law, Chuck and Jane Gray; grandchildren, Morgan and Mason; sister-in-law Gerry Dunn; nieces and nephews, Steve and Gail Underwood, Mitchell and Nancy Pryor, William Dunn Jr.; and cousin, Jimmy Hoover. Funeral services for Coach Gray will be conducted Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Rev. Jack Landham will officiate. Friends may visit the family following the services. Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 W. McIntosh Rd., Griffin, is in charge of arrangements, conner-westburyfuneralhome.com.