Edward Floyd Gregory, age 77, 10 months, and 29 days passed from this life into eternity on Monday, October 3rd, 2016, at his birthplace in Stearns, Kentucky.
Born November 4, 1938, he was the son of the late Floyd and Helen Roberta (Hughett) Gregory. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother: Donald Gregory.
Surviving family include his wife, Leatha (Corder) Gregory whom he married in 1961, two daughters: Sheila Morgan, Clarksville, TN and Mary Winchester (husband Dewayne) of Stearns, KY, two sons: Michael Gregory and (wife Glenna) of Pine Knot, KY and Steven Gregory (wife Bruna) of Annapolis, MD, a sister, Betty Perkins (husband Harvey) of Holly Hill, two brothers: Clifford “Ronald” Gregory (wife Judy) of Indianapolis, IN and Roger Gregory of Cloverdale, IN and ten grandchildren: Candy, Brandon, Daniel, Jordan, Tony, Christy, Alex, Chelsea, Jeremiah, Benjamin, eight great grandchildren: Sam, Lucas, Joshua, Ryder, Joshua, Hayley, Addy Mae and one on the way, one great-great grandchild: Journey.
Edward was a coal miner for the Blue Diamond Stearns Coal Company. He was a member of the East Stearns Church of God and loved the Lord with all of his heart. He enjoyed gardening, farming, and raising animals. He had a love of hiking and nature, and did his part to give back by planting the trees provided by the McCreary County Extension Service.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7:00 PM, at McCreary County Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 5:00 PM. Burial will be Friday, with funeral procession to leave McCreary County Funeral Home at 10:30 AM, with Military Honors graveside, provided by the American Legion Post #115 at Stearns Cemetery at 11:00 AM.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements for Edward Floyd Gregory.