Huey Pierce Grey passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at his residence in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, at the age of 80. He was born on Wednesday, September 2, 1936 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Clara Stephens Grey and Thomas Michael Grey Sr. He was a resident of Chalmette, Louisiana until August, 2005 and has resided in Ponchatoula, Louisiana since Hurricane Katrina.
Huey retired from Gordons Transportation and was a member of the Teamsters Union Local #270. He worked in the Louisiana movie industry in transportation and he also worked as a delivery driver for Mumphrey’s Pharmacy in Chalmette, LA. Huey was a devoted and dedicated family man. He would do anything for his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Huey is survived by his beloved daughters, Joanne Grey Virga, Lynda Grey Byrd and her husband, Kenny, and Sheila Grey, and his loving son, Thomas Michael Grey and his wife, Tammy; one sister, Dorothy Traina, and six adoring grandchildren, Tracey Hebron, Jennifer Virga, Gina Cooper (Brett), Dana Forsyth (Matt), Kenny Byrd, Jr. (Summer), and Kevin Byrd (Ally); and nine great-grandchildren, Logan, Owen, Hayden, Hailee, Dylan, Addison, Kinlee, Brynna, and Lex. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jeanelle S. Grey; parents, Clara Stephens Grey and Thomas Michael Grey, Sr.; two sisters, Evelyn Grelle and Geraldine Geeck; and three brothers, Thomas M Grey, Jr., John “Jack” Grey, and Arthur “Red” Grey.
Relatives and friends were invited to attend the Funeral Ceremony in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 100 W. Magnolia St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. Visitation was held on Wednesday morning from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Interment followed in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens, Chalmette, Louisiana.
To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.