Alfred Budd Gray

Alfred Budd Gray

Alfred Budd Gray, 81, of Kent passed away on July 29, 2011. Budd was born to Rosscoe and Linnie Gray on June 27, 1930 in Seattle, WA. He graduated from Highline High School in 1949 and then served proudly in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict before working at the Boeing Company for 40 years. Budd married Betty Ann Harp in December 1956 and they had 4 sons: Michael, Patrick, Tim (Trina) and Terrence. He is also survived by his sister Helen (Bill) Hoeck; grandchildren Bethany, Ryan (Beth), Ashlie (Danny), Rikki, Payton, Shelby, Caleb, Juliana, Chandler, Cecily, Keaton, Aidan and Colby and great-grandchildren Emma and Jorja and a large extended family of nieces, nephews ,brothers- and sisters-in-law. Budd was preceded in death by his brother James and grand-daughter Kaylie. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, August 26, 2011 at Yahn & Son Funeral Home in Auburn, WA. There will be a committal service with military honors following at 1:00 P.M. at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, WA. Please visit www.yahnandson.com to sign the online register or leave a tribute or photo for the family.