Robert Lyle McCray, Sr. was born on July 25, 1957 in Birmingham, Alabama to Gora Lee Sumpter and the late Theodore Lewis. He confessed Christ at an early age. He attended Birmingham City Schools and received his GED from Gateway. After receiving hisGED, he enlisted in the United States Army at the age of sixteen.
In 1976, he married Denise Winston and from this marriage came two sons. Robert was a widower twice, preceded in death by his late wives, Gloria Ann McCray and Glorice Jean McCray, and a brother, Everette D. Amicker. He departed this life on April 29, 2021.
Robert leaves to cherish his memory: his mother, Gerra Lee Sumpter (Julius); sons, Robert McCray, Jr. (Kennethea) and ChéMcCray; three grandchildren, one great grandchild; three brothers, Marvin McCray (Barbara), Eddie Parker (Angela) and Julius Sumpter, Jr.; special friend, Vivian Harris; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
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