2017-09-26 / Obituaries

Chester Carl Gregory, 77


Chester Carl Gregory Chester Carl Gregory Chester Carl Gregory, 77, formerly of Charlestown, Indiana, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Indiana.

Chester was born on May 27, 1940 in Colo, Kentucky, the son of James Andrew and Maggie Mae Bray Gregory.

He was a truck driver and painter for several years and was a Unites States Army veteran from 1957-1960, serving with Elvis Presley. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Science Hill, Kentucky and was a hard worker that was a jack-of-all-trades, but would admit to be a master of none.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy (Mitzi) Starr Gregory of Charlestown; daughters, Lisa McDonald (Tom Hardesty), Donna Dematos (TJ) and Sandra Huff all of Charlestown; sons, Martin Gregory of Charlestown, Daniel (Cherie) of Marysville, Indiana, John Gregory (Carrie) Sellersburg, Indiana; brothers, Jimmy Gregory (Linda) of Greencastle, Indiana and Jackie Gregory (Meloney) of Somerset, Kentucky; beloved son-in-laws, Barry McDonald of Charlestown, and Wayne Huff of Columbus, Indiana; sister-in laws, Charlotte Gregory of Greencastle and Sharon Gregory of Science Hill, Kentucky; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Julia, Amelia, Allie, Andrew, Ashley, Anthony, Eric, Ciara, Brandon, Ryan, Amanda, Kurtis, Matthew, Christian, Haylie and Tommy; great-grandchildren, Ross, Isabella, Andrew, Nova, Damien, Carter, Brayden, Jayden, Evan, Lucas, Camden, Zara, Zoey, Liliana; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Chester was preceded in death by his son, Ronald Allan Gregory; parents; sister, Verla Bumgardner; brothers, Charles, Harold, James Robert Gregory and infant brother Benny.

Special thanks to staff at Baptist Health Floyd for your gentleness, compassion and care during his stay and thanks to Grayson Funeral Home for their kindness and compassion during this difficult time.

Memorial services will be held today, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.

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