CALABASH — Wayne William Gregory, 76, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick.
He was born June 10, 1943, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, the son of the late Ernest Harry Gregory and the late Ruth Evelyn Antrim Gregory. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Gregory; and sister, Linda Kelly.
By land, waterway or air, Mr. Gregory was a mechanic for 60 years and a business owner for 45 years. He also enjoyed boating and loved to fly as a private pilot. He was a member of the Waterway Art Association in Brunswick County. His illness prevented him from remaining active in the art association.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Katherine “Kathy” Gregory of the home; daughter, Lisa Gregory, and her fiancé, Perry Layton, of Middletown, New York; son, Brian Gregory, and his wife, Jacqueline, of Wawarsing, New York; three brothers, Albert Gregory, and his wife, Ann, of Nazareth, Pennsylvania, Ernest Gregory of Arizona and Ricky Gregory, and his wife, Susie, of Mesa, Arizona; three grandsons, Lloyd Kurth Jr., Lucas Kurth and Lorenzo Kurth; and many loved nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10, at Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.
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