Dustin “Dusty” Eugene Gray Born June 5th, 1971, unexpectedly Passed away peacefully in his sleep January 6 th , 2024. He was Born in Great Falls, Mt. To Eldon Gray (Gail) and Linda Bosley (Jack).
Dusty was one of four children and is survived by his older sisters Amy Gray, Angela Gray Worster (John) and younger brother Tony Gray (Patrick). The Family resided in Simms, Mt. Until moving to Oakly, ID. And then onto Mcnary, Oregon, all of which reinforced his love of the outdoors. When he was around 11 yrs. old, his Family moved to Tri cities Washington, where he spent most of his youth, with occasional time spent back in Simms fishing and camping with family and friends and working as a Farm hand on a local Ranch. He found a love for all things That had a motor and moved fast, sometimes too fast for his own good. He grew up to be a mechanic and spent 3 years in the pit crew of the Model stock Racer, John Ennon. He Moved to Idaho in 1994 where he continued his mechanic career until he was involved in a tragic accident that changed the trajectory of his life, but not his love of cars and all things Ford and Nascar. He was introduced to his wife 28 yrs. ago by his Mother Linda and Reconnected in 2007 in Idaho.
Erin and Dusty were Married May 22 nd , 2010, and they eventually bought a home in Rathdrum, Idaho where he spent the remainder of his life. Dusty Enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and had a special bond with his grandson Tye Jones. Who he taught everything he could about working on motors, racing dirt bikes and all the outdoor fun of fishing and camping he had enjoyed with his family and extended Family. He is survived by his Wife Erin Gray, his Children Katy Fonseca, Tyler Gray and Emily Gray (Dana) and his Stepchildren Heather meadows, Amber Shields (Tony), Chris Meadows. He is also survived by his Father Eldon Gray, 5 Nieces and 2 Nephews, 5 grandchildren, several cousins, Aunts and Uncles and many more. He is preceded in death by his Grandparents, his Mother Linda Bosely and her husband jack and his cousin Brandy Percival.
A Memorial Service is scheduled Sunday, January 14, 2024 at 4pm at the Family Residence