Samuel L. Gray, 88, of the Fordtown community, died Wednesday (Oct. 9, 2013) at Life Care Center of Gray. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport. Funeral services will follow. Graveside services will be conducted on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Tri-Cities Memory Gardens. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:45 a.m. for the graveside service.