Firefighter Spotlight – Gray Wiley – June 2014

Gray WileyName: Gray Wiley
Rank: Firefighter
Date Joined: January, 1985

Why did you join North Lenoir Fire & Rescue?
I enjoy serving my community and helping others.

What do you like most about North Lenoir Fire & Rescue?
I really enjoy the fellowship at North Lenoir Fire & Rescue and having the opportunity to serve others.

What do you like to do for fun?
I enjoy camping and spending time with my family.

What community activities are you involved in outside of the fire department?
I am an active member at 902 Church.

What advice would you give someone interested in joining the fire service?
Set realistic goals that you can achieve and remember that it is all about serving others.

Tell us about your family:
I’m happily married to Neomi Wiley. My son, Lynn Wiley, serves as Assistant Chief at NLFR. I have 2 stepsons, Nicholas Kilpatrick and Ryan Turner, and 1 stepdaughter, Kelly Ingram. I’m the proud grandfather of 4 grandchildren; Matthew, Lexi, Brandon, and Dawson.