Floyd Everett Gregory, 89, died Aug. 31, 2013.
Gregory was a resident of Milwaukee, Wis., and born and raised in Anderson County.
He was a beloved husband of Margaret "Jean" Gregory (nee McHenry) for 67 years and loving father of Brent (Mary Sharon) Gregory of Whitefish Bay, Wis., and Stephen A. Gregory of Albuquerque, N.M. He was the proud grandfather of Kathleen (Travis) Vigil, Jean Gregory, Anne Gregory (Sean Casey), Leo (Anne) Gregory and Carol Gregory (David Thompson). He was the great-grandfather of Maya and Dylan Vigil and Seneca and Liam Gregory, and the dear brother of Audrey (the late Gilbert) Gritton, Paul (the late Betty) Gregory, and Doris (the late Emmett) Dailey. Gregory was pre-deceased by six siblings and their spouses, Ethel (Floyd) Franklin, Marge (Rex) McHenry, Elizabeth (Pascal) Keeling, Ruby Gregory, William (Frances) Gregory and Carl (Arlene) Gregory.
Floyd served his country during WWII
in the Army Air Corp flying fifty missions as a flight engineer with the 783rd Bomb Squadron. After the war, Floyd worked at Chanute Air Force Base and was in charge of the Missile Training School. After his retirement from civil service, Floyd had a second career as business manager in the high tech industry. He researched, compiled and published a history of the 783rd Bomb Squadron and organized WWII reunions. He filled his history of the Gregory family, a treasured legacy, with photos, anecdotes and facts. A loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Floyd will be deeply missed by his family and all who knew him.
Family will greet friends on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gash Memorial Chapel, 332 South Main Street, Lawrenceburg, followed by a memorial service celebrating Floyd's life at 1 p.m. Reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Floyd's name may be made to a charity of your choice.