RUSK — Funeral services for John Thomas Gregory, age 57, of Rusk, were held Monday, July 7, 2014, at Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. William Snidow officiating. Interment was in Sardis-Edgefield Cemetery under the direction of Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Rusk.
Mr. Gregory passed away July 4, 2014, in a Webster, TX hospital. He was born February 6, 1957, in Bastrop, Louisiana, to the late Madison H. and Betty Jo Rookard Gregory. Mr. Gregory was a resident of Rusk formerly of Pasadena, TX. He worked as an electrician for Wolferson Electric for 20 years and was Baptist by faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Madison Gregory Jr., Steven Gregory, one sister, Elizabeth Gregory.
Survivors include his wife, Katherine Gregory of Rusk; four sons, Johnny Gregory of Pasadena, Bryan Gregory and wife Sammi of Pasadena, David Russell Gregory and wife Vanessa of Deer Park, TX, and Matthew Patrick of Pasadena; two daughters, Tamitha Gregory of Arkansas and Melissa Maples of Houston, TX; one sister, Betty Ann Petty of Trinity, TX; two brothers, Mike Gregory of San Diego, California, and Roy Wayne Haller of Star City, Arkansas; mother-in-law Joyce Schochler of Rusk; and seven grandchildren – Alyce, Ariel, Triston, Thomas, Eduardo, Joseph and Braiden.
Pallbearers will include Eduardo Cardenas, Jackie Ogorman, Richard Gregory, Timothy Petty, John Flemmons Jr., Joe Schochler, Ethan Ramsell and Chris Bertling.