GREGORY Don "Dad" Gregory, age 86, Tuesday, October 23, 2012, Wesley Ridge, where he has been a resident since October 2010.
Born in Steubenville, Ohio December 28, 1925.
Resident of Columbus, Ohio since 1964.
Retired Conrail Railroad (formerly Pennsylvania and Penn Central Railroads) after over 40 years on the railroad. Member Grace United Church of Christ, USBC.
Proud Veteran World War II US Army Air Corps. Staff Sgt., with the 342nd squadron 97th bomb group. Served 16 missions over Europe and received four bronze stars.
Preceded in death by wife Roberta, parents Ralph and Dorothy Gregory, brothers Robert and John "Jack" Gregory.
Survived by sons, Donald A. (Fran) Gregory, Ronald R. (Vickie) Gregory; daughter, Lorrie (Dale) Mossbarger; grandchildren, Peter, Matthew and Andrew Gregory, Chad and Janna Mossbarger; great-grandchildren, Michael, Kayla, Sandi; many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Monday 4-8 p.m., EVANS FUNERAL HOME, 4171 E. Livingston Ave., where funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 30, 2012 10:30 a.m.
Entombment Forest Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Youth Bowling Scholarship. www.evansfuneralhome.net
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on October 28, 2012.