Johnny Franklin Gray, Jr.

July 18, 1975 - June 16, 2023

07/18/1975 - 06/16/2023

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Funeral Service
Tuesday June 27, 2023
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
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Celebration of Life

Johnny Franklin Gray Jr. passed away Friday June 16, 2023 in Virginia Beach, Virginia surrounded by his loving family. Johnny was born July 18, 1975 to Johnny and Rainey Gray in Richmond, Virginia. He was a graduate of Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, Virginia.

Johnny met the love of his life, Erika at the oceanfront in Virginia Beach. Johnny and Erika married in 1995 and the union brought forth two children, Selena Marie and Noah Gaven.
Johnny ‘s family was his everything. In his spare time he enjoyed riding his motorcycle, working on his jeep for overlanding adventures, camping, cooking, woodworking, surfing, music, family, friends, all things awesome, he loved life.

Survived by his loving wife, Erika and two children, Selena and Noah, grandson Niko, his mom and dad (Rainey and Robert Paylor); and a host of aunts, uncles and loving friends.

A celebration of life will be held on June 27, 2023 at 11:00 O’Clock at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462.

In lieu of flowers, should friends desire, contributions to the family can be made by CLICKING HERE.. Condolences may be left for the family below.


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Doris Hurt
9 months ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you and Rob. It doesn’t see right that you have to say so long to you one and only son. May God hold you and yours real tight during these days. No more pain for Johnny. He is resting in the arms of Jesus. Amen

Betsy Brown
9 months ago

Rainey and Robert, I am so very sorry for your loss. There really are no words. Please know you are in my thoughts. I’m so glad you could be with him. I know he was an amazing young man. ??

Lydia Acosta
9 months ago

Ike and I are truly sorry for the loss of Johnny. He was Ike co-worker and they both love motorcycle riding. May he rest in peace. Praying for the family.

Shelley Reece
9 months ago

I am so sorry about Johnny. You and your family are in my prayers. God bless you my friend

Pete and Geri Jensen
9 months ago

Our deepest condolences to you all. We are praying that the God of all comfort will fill your hearts and minds, with His comfort, love, and peace.

Gloria Newton
10 months ago

Rob, Rainey,
So sorry to hear of Johnny’s passing. Prayers of comfort for you and the entire family during this most difficult time.

Christine Riccio
10 months ago

Words cannot express how deeply heartbroken I am for all of you. Johnny was truly special and a gift to us all. Sending my love during this very sad time.

Cheryl Balden
10 months ago

I am praying for you and your
Family. Our deepest condolences for your loss.

Dana Sadowski
10 months ago

I am praying for you all. Sending love and comfort prayers your way. I am so sorry ?

Larry Leber
10 months ago

I am so sorry for your loss Rainey.My thoughts and prayers are with you and Robert at this difficult time