John Edward Gray, age 52, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017. John enjoyed being outdoors and playing his guitar. Survivors include his mother Cynthia Harris of Ohio; sons Justin Edward Gray, Cory Lee Gray both of Jefferson; daughter Kimberley Nicole Gray of N.C.; brothers Randall Gray of N.C. and Jason Gray of Jefferson; grandchildren Justin, MaryJane, Audrey and Luke. He is preceded in death by his father Roger E. Gray. Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Friday, August 25, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Bo Whisnant will be officiating. Interment cremation. The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday, August 25, 2017 at the funeral home. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.