Ralph David Gregory passed away Saturday, Oct. 16, 2020, at his home, at the age of 90, and now is in the comfort of God’s hands. He was born Aug. 4, 1930, in Wilkes County to the late Morris and Cordie Johnson Gregory.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War. Mr. Gregory lived for several years in Greensboro and worked for Cone Mills and AMP, Inc. Upon his retirement, he moved back to Wilkes County, where he was a member of Dennyville Baptist Church. He served the church faithfully for several years as Sunday School superintendent.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Teresa Ann Gregory, and by his son, Kevin D. Gregory. Surviving are his beloved and devoted wife, Freida Ann Gregory; his son, Galen Gregory; two sisters, Betty Jackson and Patty Mathis; two brothers, Claude (Betty Lou) Gregory and Willie (Mable) Gregory; lots of nieces, nephews, special friends; and his brother-in-law, Roy Gray.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at Dennyville Baptist Church. His funeral service will follow the visitation at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Dennyville Baptist Church by Rev. Joel Riley and Rev. Dwayne Byrd. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family requests that memorials may be made to either Dennyville Baptist Church or to Dennyville Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Linda Everidge, Everidge Farm Road, Hamptonville, N.C., 27020.
Gentry Family Funeral Service of Yadkinville is serving the Gregory Family. Online condolences may be made to www.gentry