Greg Megargel passed away unexpectedly of natural causes in Bozeman, Montana on Jan. 5, 2016 at the age of 45.
Greg is survived by his children, Katelyn, Natalie and Allie Megargel and their mother, Anne Megargel; and his love and partner Jodi Leone, all of Bozeman. He is also survived by his mother Carol Krieg, step-father Eric Krieg, and grandmother Doris Hall of Hummelstown, Pennsylvania; his brother, Bret Megargel of San Diego, California; his step-sister Dana Krieg of Rehobeth, Delaware; his step-brother Jason Krieg of Middletown, Pennsylvania; his uncles, Wayne Hall of Carlisle, Pennsylvania and Eric Megargel of Catawissa, Pennsylvania; and many nephews, nieces, and cousins. Greg is predeceased by his father Terry Megargel of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Greg was born in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, in 1970. He graduated from Central Dauphin High School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1989 where he was a standout football and baseball player, and was named Most Outstanding Male Athlete for the Central Dauphin Class of 1989. Greg went on to earn a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Shippensburg University in 1993.
Greg spent the last 10 years as a homebuilder in Bozeman, building more than 200 homes and growing Bridger Peak Construction with Jodi Leone into one of the leading builders in Gallatin County. Prior to becoming a builder, Greg spent 14 years as a distinguished police officer for the Bozeman Police Department, ending his tenure with the rank of Sergeant.
Greg enjoyed many outdoor activities his whole life including bow hunting, fishing and golf. He loved to travel with family and friends, with Mexico and Las Vegas as top destinations. He also enjoyed camping on the banks of the Gallatin River.
The memorial service will be held at The Commons at Baxter & Love at 1794 Baxter Lane East Bozeman, MT 59718 on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 at 2 p.m. A reception will take place at Spectators Bar and Grill starting at 4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Gallatin County, 15 South 8th Ave. Bozeman, MT 59715 or online at bbbs-gc.org.
Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service. www.dokkennelson.com
Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service
113 South Willson Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59715
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Jan. 10, 2016