Mr. Bobby Gregory of the Bellwood Community in Wilson County died at 8:50 a.m. Saturday morning October 26, 2019 at the Vanderbilt Wilson Hospital in Lebanon at the age of 76 where he was admitted October 19th after suffering seizures at his Ben Green Road home.
Memorial services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home were conducted Monday afternoon October 28th at 1 p.m. with his brother, Jimmy Gregory officiating.
Mr. Gregory will be cremated at Cumberland Family Services in Algood and a private interment will take place for the family in their plots in the Garden of Gethsemane at Smith County Memorial Gardens.
He was one of seven children and was born Robert Fisher Gregory in the Rome Community on July 8, 1943 and was the son of the late Jack Gregory who died at the age of 76 on April 27, 1992 and Annie Lorene Bennett Gregory who died at the age of 94 on July 3, 2012.
Two brothers preceded him in death, Jack Eddie Gregory, a Vietnam veteran, who died July 25, 1970 at the age of 28 and Roger Glen Gregory who died June 17, 2018 at the age of 64.
Mr. Gregory attended the Rome Baptist Church in the Rome Community where he was reared.
In Carthage on January 28, 1965 he was united in marriage to Rome Community native Rebecca Lynn Thackxton.
Mr. Gregory was a longtime employee of the Nashville Display Co. where he retired as the shipping clerk in 2010.
Surviving in addition to his wife of over fifty four years is their son, Robert Fisher Gregory Jr. and wife Leah and their two sons, Nicholas and Justin Gregory all of the Hogans Creek Community; four siblings, Kathleen Mofield of the Rome Community, Bro. Jimmy Gregory of the Brush Creek Community, Linda Hunt of the Rock City Community and Nancy Gregory Wilkerson also of the Brush Creek Community; sister-in-law Sue Ann Kennedy Gregory of the Rome Community.