William Gregory

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William David Gregory (Willie) age 83 of Willis, Texas, went home to be with the Lord on July 29, 2017. William passed away with his wife and daughters by his side. Willie was born on December 2, 1933 to Stash and Alice Gregory in New Waverly, Texas.

William was preceded in death by his parents Stash and Alice Gregory; brothers and sisters: Charlie, George, Hattie, Helen, Tony, Leon, Verna, Rosalie, Louis and Virginia and also his grandson, Chad Crooks. William married the love of his life, Elizabeth Yorek, on June 10, 1961. They had 56 wonderful loving years together.

William is survived by his wife Elizabeth Gregory of Willis; daughters: Belinda and husband Patrick Conley of Willis, Deanna (special daughter) of Willis, and Theresa and husband Joe of Magnolia. William is also survived by grandchildren Shannelle Fuller and husband Aaron of Willis, Ryan Calfee and wife Julisa of Montgomery, and Hunter Rhone of Magnolia. Also, great-grandchildren: Lili, Tristian, Hunter, Grace. Matthew and Paisley.

William retired from IKG after 30+ years of service in 1997. Willie loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren. William loved gardening, hunting and fishing. Some of our best memories were hunting in the national forest or fishing anywhere we could with our husband, daddy and papa.

William's family will receive family and friends on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm with a rosary at 7:00 pm at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Willis, Texas. The funeral will be August 2, 2017 at 11:00 am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in New Waverly, Texas followed by Graveside Services at Shepard Hill Cemetery in Willis, Texas. The Pallbearers are Raymond Marchese, Dennis Gregory, Paul Gregory, Matthew Gregory, Richard Novark, and Bobby Abramski. You are invited to leave a written condolence on our website at www.shmfh.com.


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10129 FM 1097 W
Willis, TX 77318
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