Ray Gregory Obituary, Death Cause – On May 26, 2023, Ray Gregory, who was 96 years old and from Manchester, passed away and went to his heavenly abode. On Sunday, March 27, 1927, in the town of Hima, Kentucky, he came into the world as the firstborn child of Gilbert “Bice” Gregory, Jr. and Thelma Hibbard Gregory. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in World War II with the unit that was assigned to him at New Departure Hyatts Automotive Parts, where he worked for the past 30 years. He was also a member of the Horse Creek Baptist Church.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 72 years, Roxie Davidson Gregory, as well as his daughters Nancy Isom and her husband Cecil and Debra Rae Sibert and her husband Terry, as well as his son Quentin Gregory and his wife Stephania. All of these people will be mourning his departure. In addition, he is survived by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, including Melanie Hampton and her husband Keith, Susan Hensley and her husband Keith, Ethan Sibert and his wife Jael, Caitlyn Gregory and Cameron Gregory, as well as his great-grandchildren Jacob Hampton, Joseph Hampton, Kara Hensley, Kayla Hensley, and Uriah Gregory Sibert.
He is also survived by his great-grandson Cameron Gregory. In addition, he is survived by his brother, Russell Gregory, as well as his sisters, Ruby Lois Hibbard and Phyllis Crawford, who will always love his memory. His mother and father, Gilbert and Thelma Gregory, as well as his brother Ralph Gregory and two of his sisters, Bonnie Hacker and Lola Woods, all passed away before he did. The funeral services for Ray Gregory will be held at the chapel of Rominger Funeral Home on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 2:00 PM.
The ceremony will be presided over by his grandson Ethan Sibert. Additionally, he will be honored for his service to our country by the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 868 of Manchester. The Manchester Memorial Gardens will be the location of his interment after his death. At the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday after 12 PM, the family will greet friends and loved ones who have traveled to be with them during this difficult time.\ The Rominger Funeral Home will be in charge of making the necessary arrangements.