OBITUARY: Dennis R. Gregory


Dennis R. Gregory, 73, of Springfield, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2024, at his home.

Dennis was born May 30, 1950, in Russellville, KY, to the late Palmer and Pearl Grimes Gregory.

He was a graduate of Springfield High School Class of 1968. Dennis worked as a Tool & Die maker for ten years at Fred D. Wright Company. He was a retired owner/operator of Palmer Gregory & Son Trucking, but his passion and what he loved most was being a farmer and working the land that God blessed him with. Dennis was a member of the Springfield Gideons and was a member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Stephen Gregory and Lynn Gregory.

Dennis is survived by his wife of 54 years: Sharon Evans Gregory of Springfield, by his son and daughter-in-law: Michael and Kerri Gregory of Springfield, by his daughter and son-in-law: Michelle and Kyle Wikberg of Springfield, by his grandchildren: Ryan Gregory, Olivia Gregory, Mac Gregory, Matthew Wikberg, and Madeline Wikberg, by his sister-in-law: Marie Gregory, by his nephew: Chad Gregory and wife Elizabeth, and by his great nephews: Alex and Colton Gregory all of Springfield.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, April 22nd at 11:00 a.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Eric Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Ryan Gregory, Mac Gregory, Matthew Wikberg, Banie Winn Robertson, Ralph Dean, Chad Gregory, Mike Byrum, and Mark Pinkleton serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be James Curtis, Banie Robertson, Billy Ray White, and Jimmy Hart. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Cedar Hill Baptist Church building fund and may be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.


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