GREGORY George William "Bill" Gregory, 1949 - 2013, passed away suddenly on January 17, 2013 while on tour as head carpenter of the Jekyll and Hyde Tour in Oklahoma City, OK at 63 years old. He is preceded by grandparents, mother Dorothy J. and George K Gregory, son-in-law Gene Monst, and Pete the dog. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 29 1/2 years, Bobbie; brother, Greg and Billie Jean Gregory; daughter, Paula Gregory-Monst; sons, Duane Gregory and Jared Gregory; grandchildren, Tori Gregory, DeNireyah, Jordan, Caris Gregory; many cousins, nieces, nephews, great friends, in-laws and out-laws. Bill was a Marine in Vietnam. He was the 3rd generation member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 12 Stagehand union for 37 years. He toured with many Broadway musicals all over the United States. His road name was 'Silverback Bill'. He loved life, family, friends, fishing and lived to the fullest. He touched every person he came into contact with. He was best known for his jokes and great hugs. He was truly loved and is going to missed by all. "Who's your buddy, who's your pal?" Visitation will be held Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.. at O. R. WOODYARD CO. CHAPEL, 1346 S. High St., were funeral service will be held Friday 2 p.m. Dr. William L. Snider officiating. View guest book at www.orwoodyard.com
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24, 2013
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