OBITUARY: Larry Arnold Gregory


Larry Arnold Gregory, age 86 of Hendersonville, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2023 at Elite Elder Care Retirement Home.

Mr. Gregory was born on December 6, 1936 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Carney Lee & Lois Clark Gregory.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and was retired after 35 years with Ford Glass Plant. He loved woodworking and playing music with his guitar. His family and grandchildren were most precious to him and he was a Christian.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Billy Gregory; sister, Donna Gregory Williams; nephews, Darby Felts and Philip G. Sanders.

Survivors include his children, Sherry (Phil) Reed, Lesa (Jeff) Steele, and Tracie (Phil) Cook; grandchildren, Matthew (Taylor) Reed, Jacob Reed, Lauren Steele, Rachel Steele, and Grayson Cook; great-grandchild, Crosby Reed; brother, Bob (Dana) Gregory; sisters, Jean (Phil) Porch and Deanie Gregory.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View on Friday, December 15th from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM for friends to come and celebrate his life and to share memories with the family. There will be a private family graveside service at another time.

The family would like to express a special thanks for caring for their father to Elite Elder Care Retirement Home, Be Blessed Home Care in Hendersonville, along with Amy Langston with Adoration Hospice.

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146 (615) 746-4433


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