Aaron Laron Gray was born in Atlanta, Georgia on March 4, 1974, to the late Willie Frank Gray & Minnie Lee Pounds Gray. Aaron was the middle child of their three children. Aaron passed away early Thursday morning at home, June 9, 2022.
Aaron graduated from Benjamin Elijah Mays High School in 1992 where he played football. Aaron received a full football scholarship to Austin Peay State University (APSU) in Clarksville, Tennessee where he double majored in Psychology and Sociology. He graduated with honors in 1996.
Aaron went on to work with several companies before finally getting employment in his field. He was a social worker for Georgia Parent Support Network in Atlanta, GA for 10 years. He was currently working for The Child and Family Wellness Center in Hyde Park, MA and The Italian Home for Children in Jamaica Plain, MA. Aaron was very gifted in his field. He enjoyed helping families create solutions for a better home and school life.
Aaron met Nadine Cummings at APSU and on October 14, 2000, they were married. This union was blessed with four beautiful children: Sydney Ellis (16), Christian Aaron (14), Londyn Gabrielle (12), and Zachariah “Zac” Aaron (10). Aaron loved his family and it was very important to him that his children grow up in a Christian home truly knowing Christ.
Aaron was an elder at Beacon Community Church in Belmont, MA along with being a part of the worship team. He enjoyed praising God through song!
Aaron leaves behind to celebrate his life his sisters Alicia Grier (Robert) and Karon Gray, his four nephews Joshua, Nathan, Brandon, and Aiden, his aunts Pearl Pruitt (Tommy), Brenda Gray Jones (Kim), and Barbara Gray, his uncles Harrison Gray Jr (Joyce), Marvin Gray, Eric Gray (Kim), and Jimmy Montgomery, his in-laws Glenda and Ellis Cummings, sister-in-law Nicola (Randy) Wilburn, brother-in-law Sean Cummings, and a host of cousins and friends.
Aaron was known as a Gentle Giant who loved the Lord and loved telling anyone who would listen about Christ. Aaron had a way of making you feel like you were a part of his family. Whether it’s through a phone call, text message, over a meal or one of his comforting bear hugs; he always made you feel loved!
Aaron touched so many lives and he will be truly missed.
We Love you Aaron!