Timmy A. Gray attempted to save J. Robert Owen III from drowning, Navarre, Florida, April 14, 1978. Robert, 6, was floating on a small raft in the Gulf of Mexico and drifted away from shore. He jumped into the water but then was carried seaward by the current. Gray,30, maintenance worker, entered the water fully clothed and swam to Robert, who then was 200 feet from shore and unconscious. Nearly exhausted, Gray floundered. Two men, one of them with the raft, arrived and took Gray and Robert to shore, where Robert was revived.
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