Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 6:01 pm
The Messenger, May 11, 2011
George B. Gregory Jr., 85, of Union City died 3:35 p.m. May 10, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Dr. Vann Kissell will officiate. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. Thursday.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Tuscan, Ronnie Tuscan, Brad Sanderson and Larry Craddock.
He was born Sept. 24, 1925, in Westmoreland, son of the late Amanda May (Williams) and George B. Gregory Sr. He married the former Annie Lee Britt in 1959. She died in 1974. He then married Leoda (Isom) Craddock in 1982. She died in 1988. He was a retired boiler room foreman for LTB Steel in East Chicago, Ind., and was a member of Troy First Baptist Church and a World War II U.S. Army Air Corps bomber.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Karen (Gregory) and Ron Tuscan of Union City; three grandchildren and the spouses of two, Ronnie and Jamie Tuscan and Kevin Tuscan, all of Union City, and Heather (Tuscan) and Brad Sanderson of Kenton; three great-grandchildren, Hunter Sanderson, Hailey Sanderson and Albrey Sanderson, all of Kenton; five step children and their spouses, James and Barbara Fitzgerald of Union City, Cecil and Jackie Fitzgerald and Luanne and Dale Klopfenstein, all of Oklahoma City, Larry and Bonnie Craddock of Hammond, Ind., and Dewayne and Mona Craddock of Griffith, Ind.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.