Walter Eugene ‘Gene’ Gregory
May 11, 1936 ‒ March 12, 2017
Mount Gilead, Ohio
Formerly of Marysville, Ohio
Walter Eugene “Gene” Gregory passed away at his home in Mount Gilead, Ohio, on Sunday, March 12, 2017 with his wife and family surrounding him. He was born in Union Co. on May 11, 1936 to the late Velma (Darrah) and Charles Gregory. Gene graduated from Marysville High School in 1954 and married the love of his life in 1955. He then joined and served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve for eight years before becoming the owner and operator of Gene’s Entertainment Center in the Marysville area for a number of years. Gene was known for his witty and dry sense of humor, his kind and compassionate heart, his love for his family, and his passion for adventure.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Charles “Bug” Gregory (1963), and his son Tim Gregory (2015). Gene is survived by his wife Kay Layman Gregory; sister Sally Gregory Meyers of Lake Wales; brother Will Gregory of Plant City, both of Florida; son Tony (Julie) Gregory of Mount Gilead; daughter Tami Gregory (David) Cole of Miamisburg, and numerous nieces and nephews and other loved ones. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Cory (Michelle) Butcher of Greenville, Caitlin Butcher of Miamisburg, Taylor, Alex and Brielle Gregory of Brecksville, and Sydney Gregory of Mount Gilead.
In accordance to his wishes, there will be no service. Private family services will be held at a later date. Contributions in Gene’s memory can be made to Hospice of Morrow County, 228 South Street, Mount Gilead, OH 43338.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead is honored to have been chosen to serve Gene’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.