Duncan M. Gray Jr., American Episcopalian prelate, Died at 89

Duncan Montgomery Gray, Jr. was born on September 21, 1926, and died on July 15, 2016.

He was the 7th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi (a middle judicatory of the Episcopal Church, USA).

He was a priest in the southern United States.

He was best known for his work as a civil rights activist, and his story was included in the University of Southern Mississippi’s Civil Rights Digital Archive.

His father, Duncan M. Gray, Sr., and his son Duncan M. Gray, III, are respectively the fifth and ninth Bishops of the Diocese of Mississippi.

Gray Jr. the subject of book by Will D. Campbell, And Also With You: Duncan Gray and the American Dilemma.

Duncan M. Gray Jr. passed away at 89 years old.