Further tributes have been paid to a "true gentleman" who "had time for everyone."

The Leader reported on Monday how Bob Gray had died, aged 89, following a long illness.

His son Dave Gray led the tributes - describing his father as a "one-off" who thought Wrexham "was the best place in the world."

His love of the town and its potential for the future saw Bob Gray involved in numerous initiatives and projects - with many who knew him dubbing him "Mr Wrexham."

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Nigel Lewis, of Wrexham Savers, said: "I’ve known Bob for a long time - no one typifies Wrexham more.

"I always enjoyed a chat and brew in town with Bob, the knowledge and stories of days gone by were second to none.

"I doubt anyone will again ask me how many manhole covers there are from the top of Regent Street to the church. 

"An incredibly successful local businessman and landlord, Bob’s life touched many. He had time for everyone and he will be very sadly missed.  

The Leader: Bob GrayBob Gray

"It was Bob who really started my passion for Wrexham town and what it was capable of becoming.

"Bob, it was a pleasure and privilege to know you. You are no less than Mr Wrexham."

Readers took to the Leader's Facebook page to pay tribute to Mr Gray.

County Councillor Rob Walsh said: "A man who would do anything for Wrexham. Such a great man. 

"I remember him saying to me about eight years ago how he had had a wonderful life and was the luckiest man to have had the life he had. 

"A man who lived life to the full - the legendary Bob Gray."

Tom Rippeth said: "Very sad news - a true gent who was Wrexham through and through."

The Leader: Bob Gray with his wife Ann in WrexhamBob Gray with his wife Ann in Wrexham

Ray Jones posted: "This is devastating news.

"Bob [was] an Ex-RAF Vet who always had time to talk about Wrexham and its history. 

"He will solely be missed. May you rest in peace Bob, it was a pleasure knowing you and for all you did for the Hightown Barracks."

Philip Phillips posted: "Goodnight Bob, a true gentleman who was a font of knowledge of a town he loved dearly. 

"A friend and inspiration to many a fledgling business. Condolences to Ann and Dave. He will be sorely missed."

Elizabeth Ann Hunt said: "RIP Mr Gray; the loveliest man you could meet walking in Wrexham.

"[He] always stopped to talk."