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Frank Grove "Major" Wray, M.D.

November 9, 1933 — January 26, 2024

South Boston

Frank Grove "Major" Wray, M.D.

Frank (Major) Wray, MD, of Halifax, VA died on January 26, 2024. He was born in Buena Vista, VA, in 1933.  He was the son of the late Peter Wray and Nellie Staton Wray. He is survived by his wife, Lee Tomlinson Wray of Halifax, son Stephen Wray of Wake Forest, NC, daughter Jacquelyn (Mark) Comuzzi and his kids Anthony and Nicole of Richmond, Three granddaughters, Libby Wray Epps (Luke) and their son McCoy Wray Growe of Savannah, GA, Ava Wray and Lorelei Wray of Danville, VA, and multiple nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers Bill and Davis Wray and sister Ruby Viar (Neal). Also preceding him was half-brother Desmond C. Wray of Staunton, VA. 

He attended the public schools in Lexington, VA, and was a U.S.A.F. veteran. Subsequent to his military service, his undergraduate studies in Chemistry were at the University of Richmond and after three years enrolled at the Medical College of Virginia graduating in 1967. 

He began his practice of general medicine in South Boston, VA in 1968. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider the SPCA Paws and Claws, P.O. Box 14, South Boston, VA 24592 

A Remembrance will be held at the Wray home starting at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, January 28, 2024. 

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements have been entrusted to Powell Funeral Home, 1603  Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592


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