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Jake Ventulette Gray

April 19, 1948 ~ July 25, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Jake Gray Obituary

Jake V. Gray, 75, of Spring Creek, passed away on July 25th, 2023.

He was born on April 19, 1948 in Tallahassee and has lived in this area for his whole life. He was in the United States Army. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who had spent most of his life on the water or in the woods.

He is survived by sons: Troy (Suesun Trice) Porter, Walter (Regina) Gray, and Shawn (Heather) Gray; daughters: Christina (Chris) Turner and Cheyenne (Andrew Davis) Champion; thirteen grandchildren; five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Thursday, July 27, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM with service directly following at Shady Sea Baptist Church in Spring Creek, Florida.

Graveside services will be Thursday, July 27, 2023 following the service at Debra Nell Cemetery, Spring Creek, Florida. 

Hawke M.T. Forbes and H.M. “Hank” Forbes, Jr. of Forbes Funeral Home are honored to assist the family with the arrangements. 409 West Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063 “With Your Family In Mind”. (904) 259-4600. Please leave your condolences for the family in the online guestbook at

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July 27, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Shady Sea Baptist Church, Spring Creek, Florida

Funeral Service
July 27, 2023

12:00 PM
Shady Sea Baptist Church, Spring Creek, Florida

Interment following funeral service
July 27, 2023

Debra Nell Cemetery (Spring Creek)


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