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Billy Gray, JrImmediate Past District Governor Lake Jackson Lions
Lion Billy Gray joined the Lake Jackson Lions Club in March of 1985. He has since served in every club office – many of them more than once. Lion Billy has served as zone chairman twice, Deputy District Governor (now called Region Chairman) once, Second Vice District Governor and as the district GST.
Lion Billy has attended two International Conventions, three State Conventions, three Texas Leadership Forums, Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI), 2 USA/Canada Forums and numerous district conventions of which he has participated in the planning and organization of one. He with other Lions partnered with the Rotary to go into the mountains of Mexico to help the Guerrero Foundation restore eyesight and furnish glasses. As second VDG he attended numerous zone meetings. As GST he has reduced the number of clubs not reporting service hours. Lion Billy has been awarded a Melvin Jones Fellowship. He is also a life member of the Texas Lions Camp and is a Jack Wiech Fellow Award holder. Lion Billy also has a Texas Lions Camp License Plate on his Jeep, “Nellybelle”.
Lion Billy has been married to his partner in service, Lion Nancy, for 31 years in October 2020. They met at the Lions International convention in Denver Colorado in 1988. They have two grown children and three grandchildren. Lion Billy recently retired from Dow Chemical after 42 years of service.