Gregory Voy(1948-2013)

Gregory Allen Voy, 64, of Shell Rock, died Thursday, Jan. 10, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo after a three year battle with cancer.
Greg was born on April 21, 1948, in Hampton, the son of George and Marjorie (Wilson) Voy. He was raised in Ackley, where he was baptized and confirmed at the United Methodist Church and in 1966, graduated from the Ackley High School.
In 1968, Greg entered the United States Marines where he served in the Vietnam War until being honorably discharged in 1970.
On Dec. 18, 1970, Greg was united in marriage to Melinda Graves at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Eldora. In 1971, Greg went to work for Terex Crane working there for 31 years retiring in 2002.
Greg was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Local UAW 838 and Avery Slight American Legion of Shell Rock. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Greg also enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, gardening, and photography, however, what he enjoyed most was spending time with his family.
Greg's memory is honored by: wife, Melinda Voy of Shell Rock; mother, Majorie Voy of Ackley; two children, Kelly (Stuart) Kelly of Waverly and Tim (Kevin Lone) Voy of Des Moines; three grandchildren, Brayden Kelly and Kailey and Calvin Rindels; a brother, Joseph Voy of Iowa Falls; and two sisters, Teresa Wust of Jesup and Margo (Gary) Young of Broomfield, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and his father, George Voy.
Visitation was held at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly on Monday, Jan. 14, where the family met with friends from 4 to 8 p.m. A private family memorial service will follow at St. Mary Catholic Church in Waverly.
Memorials may be directed to Greg's family and online condolences may be left at

Published in Waverly Democrat from Jan. 15 to Jan. 22, 2013