Henry Townes ìHankî Gregg, Jr., 81, of Hendersonville, NC, died Friday, February 20, 2009 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.
Born in Richmond, VA, he was the son of the late Henry Townes Gregg, Sr. and Thelma Moseley Gregg. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Robert S. Gregg.
A World War II veteran, he served in the US Navy. He earned his BS and MS degrees in Metallurgical Engineering from Virginia Tech. Before retiring in 1987, he was an engineer with General Electric. He had resided in Hendersonville since 1971, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was active in the Lionís Club and served on the Board of Directors for Eliada Home for Children.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Marion R. Silvernail Gregg of Hendersonville; son, Henry T. ìScottî Gregg III and wife, Joan, of Mebane, NC; daughter, Pam Harrelson and husband, Davon, of Greenville, SC; and three grandchildren, Stephanie Marie Gregg, Julie Ann Harrelson, and Justin Gregg Harrelson.
A funeral service will be held at 3 PM Sunday, February 22, 2009 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The Reverend Stewart Humphrey will officiate. Burial will follow at Shepherd Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Eliada Home for Children, P.O. Box 16708, Asheville, NC 28816, or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, 9140 ArrowPoint Boulevard, #380, Charlotte, NC 28273.
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