John C. Gregg Sr.

Published 2:28 pm Tuesday, May 31, 2011

John C. Gregg Sr., 92, formerly of Tryon, passed away May 19 in Clearwater, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Paula Hawkins Gregg, and daughter, Janice Lalich of Conn. He is survived by his sons John Jr. of Inman, S.C., Jim of Largo, Fla., Robert of Lake Lanier, Sean of Phoenix, Az., Gary of Pittsburg, Pa., and daughter Pamela of Xenia, Ohio. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

John graduated from the University of Pittsburg and played football for Pitt. In the late 1970s, John also helped coach football for Tryon High School. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the Army Air Corps as a B-26 Bomber pilot.

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Private services will be held at a later date.