Robert G. Gregorie
Robert G. Gregorie, 85, died on Thursday, November 9,2017, in Yorktown,VA.
He was born in Albany, GA, on September 29, 1932. After High School, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps. He then attended and graduated from Georgia Tech U. He moved to Yorktown, VA, in 1957 and was employed at Newport News Ship Building, retiring after 35 years, in 1992. He attended Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown, serving with his rich voice in the Choir. He loved opera and classical music, antique clocks, and railroad lore.
He was predeceased by his parents: Charles C. and Bertha (Geddens) Gregorie; his brothers: James, Charles Jr., and John; and his special friend, Steve Zalumas. He is survived by his sisters: Mrs. Helen Bush, Albany, GA, and Mrs. Eva Collins, Des Moines, IA. and their families.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to George Parcell, Bob’s faithful caregiver the last five years. At Bob’s wish, there will be no viewing. His funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., in Grace Episcopal Church, 111 Church St., Yorktown. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.