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August 15, 1926 - October 27, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY Garold Gregory, 92, of Oklahoma City, OK, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at his home. A Celebration of Life will be held at noon on Thurs., Nov. 1, 2018, at First Christian Church of Moore, 629 NW 12th St., Moore, OK. Lunch for close family and friends will be served following the service. Garold graduated from Arkansas City High School and attended and played football at Arkansas City Junior College, served in the Korean Conflict, and then continued his education earning his Bachelor's degree from Kansas State University. After their courtship during his military service and college years, he married June Lewman, and they moved to Ames, Iowa, where Garold earned a Master's degree. The couple then moved to Ithaca, NY, and Garold earned his PHD in plant pathology from Cornell and their first child was born. Garold soon received a job offer as a research scientist for the USDA Forest Service, and the young family moved to Delaware, OH. After retiring the Gregory's moved to Oklahoma City. They worshipped at the First Christian Church in Moore, OK and enjoyed close friendships in their Sunday School Class. Garold is survived by his sister, Margret Gambill, and his children, Cherylynn and Andrew. He was predeceased by his wife of sixty-two years, and brothers Don, Robert, and Dean. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the . Arrangements provided by the John Ireland Funeral Home, Moore, OK.
Published in The Oklahoman on Oct. 31, 2018
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