LIMA — Dennis C. McGregor,73, passed away April 25, 2014, at 8:25 pm, Lima Memorial Health System, surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 16, 1941 in Twila, KY, to Raymond and Hazel Gambrel McGregor who have preceded him in death. On July 22, 1961 he married Carolyn Hilyard McGregor who survives in Lima.
Mr. McGregor was a retired firefighter for the City of Lima after 25 years of service. He was a member of Bethlehem Tabernacle.
Survivors also include: two sons, Stewart (Michelle) McGregor of Knoxville, TN and Jason (Debbie) McGregor of Peoria, AZ; daughter, Sheila (Keith) Taylor of Phoenix, AZ; three grandsons, Stephen (Chelsi), Trevor, and Peyton; three granddaughters, Sydney, Tegan, and Samantha; brother, Jerry (Minerva) McGregor of Lima, OH; three sisters, Janice (Rev. Donald) Goodwin of Fostoria, Charlene (Vincent) Agapiou of Fostoria, and Linda (Russell) Rich of Marion, IL; as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by: brother, LeRoy (Linda) McGregor; sister-in-law, Linda McCarty; great-niece, Ashleigh Lowe; and nephew, Justin Hilyard.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm at Chiles-Laman Funeral Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel. Rev. Donald Goodwin and Pastor David McGregor will officiate the service. Entombment will be in Memorial Park Mausoleum following the service. Friends may call Sunday, April 27, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Chiles-Laman Funeral Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethlehem Tabernacle. Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.