Robert Lewis Gregory, born December 28, 1930, in Pomaria, S.C., son of the late Will Gregory and Belle Harmon Gregory, died June 22, 2021. He married the former Gerry Ann Hammond on October 11, 1952. Mr. Gregory was a 1953 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Pharmacy. His career began at Hawthorne Pharmacy in Columbia, S.C., and in 1961 he took a position at Goodman Drug in Mooresville, N.C. He spent the remainder of his forty-plus year career with Revco Drug at various Mooresville locations.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, William Ryan Gregory of Murrells Inlet, S.C.; sisters Dorothy Ladd and Marguerite Mayer; and brothers Sidney Gregory and Willie Gregory, all from South Carolina. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Gerry Hammond Gregory of Alpharetta, Ga., daughter Sharon Gregory of Highlands, N.C., son Robert (Ophelia) Gregory of Roswell, Ga., daughter-in-law Patricia Gregory of Murrells Inlet, S.C., and grandson Marc (Laurel) Gregory of Concord, N.C.
Services will be held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Mooresville on Monday, June 28, at 3 p.m. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the St. Mark’s Family Life Center prior to the service. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Gregory Mayer, William Smoak, Hal Gregory, John Ladd, Ed Williams, Tristan Cannon, Barry Whitlow and David Hutto.
The family wishes that memorial contributions be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 454 Fieldstone Road, Mooresville, NC 28115 or to your local hospice.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, NC, is serving the family of Mr. Gregory. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.