Robert “Bobby” Harold Gray, 55, of Overland Park, Kan. passed away Oct. 11, 2013.

Bobby was born Sept. 7, 1958 in Gardner. He is the son of Dallas Harold Gray and Beverly Jean Gray. He graduated from Gardner High School in 1976. He was married to Kathryn Cheney Gray.

Bobby was a lifelong student of history, particularly local history.

Preceding him in death was his father Dallas Gray and brother Randy Gray.

He is survived by his wife Kathryn Cheney Gray, of the home; his mother Beverly Jean Gray; daughters Christen Gray and Katlyn Gray; step-children Kristen Lauritano, James Mauro, Andrea Buckley and John Mauro.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 15 at Penwell-Gabel funeral Home, 14275 S. Blackbob, Olathe, KS 66062. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Oct. 16, also in the chapel of the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gardner Historical Museum.