William Russell Gregg, 81, of Bloomfield and a former Clinton County resident, died at 4:57 a.m. March 11, 2017 at his home in Bloomfield. Born Mary 20, 1935 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Walter Howard & Sarah Ellen (Mitchell) Gregg. He married Betty June Knuckles on October 26, 1959 in W. Terre Haute, Ind. and she survives. Mr. Gregg attended School in Parke County, Ind. He was drafted into the U.S. Army where he served from 1958-1962 and was stationed in Fort Knox, Kentucky. He lived in Hillisburg, Ind., then Jefferson, Ind., before moving to Bloomfield in 2000. He was head maintenance man for Sun Chemical in Frankfort, Ind. retiring after 35 years. Mr. Gregg was a Missionary Baptist Minister since 1976. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and small maintenance projects.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.
Wife: Betty June Gregg of Bloomfield, Ind., 3 Sons: Timothy Russell (Tammy) Gregg of Switz City, Ind., Mike (Shawn) Gregg of Bloomfield, Ind. and William Howard Gregg of Fargo, North Dakota, 1 Daughter: Betty Michelle “Shelly” (Jeff) Gregg Pittman of St. Louis, Missouri, 2 Brothers: Jim (Donna) Gregg of Terre Haute, Ind. and Clyde (Nancy) Gregg of Florence, Ala., 14 Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Sonny Gregg and a sister, Ellen Crose.