Jan 20, 1918 - Oct 10, 2016 Cecil Thomas Gregory, 98, of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Felicity, Ohio, passed into eternity on October 10, 2016. Born in Maysville, Kentucky on January 20, 1918, Cecil served in the Army (1943-1945) where he was taken prisoner in the Battle of the Bulge. He is survived by his wife Eva DeVore Gregory; son Richard (Barbara) Gregory of Deltona, FL, daughter Melody (Herb) Masters of Sebring, FL; grandson Michael (Nancy) Zetts of Myakka City, FL; 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 22 great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter Yvette Zetts, 3 brothers, and 1 sister. Cecil enjoyed playing golf with his buddies at River Isles and was a member of Samoset Baptist Church. He was also a 28 year member of the Teamsters. There will be a Celebration of Life at 3200 15th Street East, Bradenton, FL on October 22, 2016 at 11:00am. Graveside service will be held on November 5, 2016 in Felicity, Ohio. Arrangements entrusted to National Cremation Society.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Oct. 18, 2016