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Donald R Gregg

Memphis, TN

84, passed away suddenly at his home on March 29th, 2017. He was born in Lansing, Michigan, the son of Russell and Mildred Gregg. He graduated from Michigan State University and spent 3 years in through U.S. Air Force. He worked for the Clark Candy Company for 35 years in Pittsburg, St. Louis, Chicago and Memphis retiring in 1993. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorayne Bly, brother Bernard Gregg, and sister, Joyce Childs. He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Farraris Gregg, son, David Gregg of Minneapolis, MN, daughter, Melinda Backman and son in law Mark of Eagan, MN. He also leaves his grandsons Jonathon (Laura), Eric and Jacob Backman, also of Egan, MN. He is also survived by a brother, Roger Gregg of McDonough, GA, and a brother, Carl Gregg of Fort Meyers, FL. He was a member of the Lord of Life Lutheran Church, where he served in several capacities including Church Council, singing in the choir, various committees, taking care of the flower gardens and lawn maintenance. Other volunteer activites included driving for MIFA, St. Jude Golf Classic and Memphis Botanic Gardens. Services will be Saturday, April 1st at Lord of Life Lutheran Church at 10:00 AM with a visitation being held an hour prior. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Church Health Center, P.O. Box 41527, Memphis, TN 38174-1527
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Mar. 31, 2017
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