August 16, 1927 - November 19, 2017
Thomas L. Gregory, a local prominent farmer, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Moore-Pike Nursing Home in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green with Rev. John Pinkston III officiating. Burial will be held in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home. Mr. Gregory was born August 16, 1927 in Hobart, Lincoln County, Missouri, the son of Grayson and Mary Robinson Gregory. Tom served in the armed forces during the Korean War from October 1951 to September 1953. He was a lifetime member of V.F.W. Post 5553. He was also a member of the Oak Grove Methodist Church. Tom was united in marriage in December 1950 to Helen Steinhage, who preceded him in death on March 4, 1982. To that union were born five sons. Thomas Michael Gregory (Melanie Mitchell), Walter Grayson Gregory (Mandi Liggett), Lilburn Eugene Gregory (Kathy Adams), Robert Dale Gregory (Caroline Wallace), Gary Wayne Gregory (Monica Bouyea). Tom and Helen had 20 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Tom was very proud of his farming operation, Gregory Farms, L.L.C., which he managed with four of his sons. On June 11, 1983, Tom married Millie (Dean) Hudson, who survives and gained another son, Calvin Thomas Hudson (Sandy Plackemeier) and acquired three additional grandsons. Other survivors include sister Barbara Wyble (Charles), sister-in-law Dorothy Bibb, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Tom was preceded in death by his parents, son Lilburn who passed away February 5, 2015 and one sister Virginia Kay who passed away September 1945. Tom enjoyed the land, mushroom hunting, traveling and his home and family. He will best be remembered for his sense of humor. We will always love you and miss you, Papa Tom. Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Gregory, Walter Gregory, Bryce Gregory, Robert Gregory, Gary Gregory and Calvin Hudson. Memorials may be made to Oak Grove Church.
Thomas L. Gregory, a local prominent farmer, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Moore-Pike Nursing Home in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling... View Obituary & Service Information
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