Mr. Shawn Maurice Gregory, 45, departed his life on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at his residence in Statesville, N.C.. He was born in Iredell County ton January 29, 1976, to Gwen Gregory and the late Edward Holbrook.

Shawn attended Statesville High School and was self-employed as a Barber. He attended Mt. Pleasant AME Zion Church at an early age. Affectionately called “Shawny Baby,” he will truly be missed.

Shawn leaves to cherish the memories of his life, along with his mother, two sons, Kenyonn Gregory of Baltimore, Md., and Shawn M. Gregory Jr. of Statesville, N.C.; nine brothers, Timothy Black Sr., Edward L. Holbrook III, Darrell Rucker, Jonathan Smyre, Richard Black and Justin Gillespie, all of Statesville, Richard Barber of Catawba, N.C., Oliver Robinson Jr. of Baltimore, Md., and Brandon Gregory of Stony Point, N.C.; two sisters, Terra Howard of Lawrence, Ga., and Ebony Brandon Mack of Charlotte, N.C.; one grandchild, Nehemiah Gregory of Baltimore, Md.; a special cousin, LaToya Holbrook of Statesville, N.C.; and a host of aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held a Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home, on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at 1 p.m. Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Bishop Wilford Walls will officiate.

Visit the Book of Memories for Shawn Maurice Gregory at www.rutledgeandbighamfuneralhome.

Rutledge & Bigham Funeral Home is serving the family of Shawn Maurice Gregory.

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