May 18, 1951 - September 21, 2021
Bill D. Gregory, age 70, of rural Johnston City, IL, passed away suddenly at 5:11 P.M. on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, in Herrin Hospital of Herrin, IL. He was born on Friday, May 18, 1951, in Herrin, IL. He was united in marriage to Julie Daphene Jones on December 19, 1981, in the Second Baptist Church of Marion, IL, and together they shared nearly 40 years of marriage. Bill’s working career was with Special Mine Services near West Frankfort, IL, for 20 plus years until his retirement at age 65. He was of the Protestant faith. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time outdoors; especially playing golf, fishing, hunting and riding motorcycles. He loved his family and enjoyed the times they spent together. The many memories created will now be cherished by those he leaves behind. He is survived by his wife, Julie D. Gregory of Johnston City, IL; four daughters, Lesley P. Russell and husband, Todd of Marion, Samantha J. Gregory and fiancé, Brian Busby both of Anna, IL, Katherine Williams of Florida and Teresa Choate and husband, Mannie of Kentucky; son, William D. “Billy” Gregory of Kentucky, eleven grandchildren, other extended family and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 North Court Street, Marion, IL. Due to the executive order by the Governor of Illinois, those attending the visitation and funeral service inside, must wear a face mask and practice social distancing. The visitation will be on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Following the visitation, the funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Robbey Smith presiding. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery of Marion, IL. For additional information call the funeral home at 618-993-2131.
Bill D. Gregory, age 70, of rural Johnston City, IL, passed away suddenly at 5:11 P.M. on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, in Herrin Hospital of Herrin, IL. He was born on Friday, May 18, 1951, in Herrin, IL. He was united in marriage to Julie... View Obituary & Service Information
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