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David Kent Gregory

October 1, 1960 ~ February 11, 2022 (age 61)


David Kent Gregory, age 61, of Hannibal, MO passed away Friday, February 11, 2022.

Memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 17, 2022, at the First Christian Church in Hannibal. Rev. Steve Barker will officiate.

Those who are attending the service must wear a mask and practice social distancing.
The family is being served by the Smith Funeral Home & Chapel of Hannibal.

David was born on October 1, 1960, in Hannibal, Missouri, the son of Mary Jane (York) and Homer Robert Gregory, Jr.

Survivors include his sons, Nicholas Gregory Hiles (Janice), and Preston Gregory Hiles of Tyler, Texas; his daughter, Amanda Gregory Hiles of Tyler, Texas; his sister, Teresa Gregory Corso (Thomas) of Erie, PA, his aunt, Ginnie (Virginia) York of Hannibal, MO.; his cousins, Kellee York and Mia York of Hannibal, MO, Susan York Wilson (Christopher) of  Baton Rouge, LA, and Marcus York of Albuquerque, NM; his nephews, Francesco Corso of Orlando, FL, and Patrick Corso of Erie, PA; and his close friend, Gail Parks of Hannibal, MO.

David was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Mary Jane Gregory; grand-parents, Homer and Ruth Gregory and Ray and Violet York; brother, Thomas Gregory; sister, Elaine Gregory; uncles, Ray York, Jr. and Don York; and aunt, Helen York.

David graduated from Hannibal High School in the class of 1978 and went on to receive his degree in Industrial Security at University of Central Missouri in 1982.

David worked several years at Gregory Floral Co. with his parents, in telecommunications, owned a dry cleaner store, and did blogging.

David was a member of First Christian Church, where he helped his parents decorate the sanctuary and especially enjoyed the music.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church in Hannibal, MO. 

Burial will be in Grand View Cemetery at a private internment.

Online condolences may be made to the family on David's memorial page at www.smithfuneralhomeandchapel.com

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Memorial Mass
February 17, 2022

11:00 AM
First Christian Church
1101 Broadway
Hannibal, MO 63401


First Christian Church
1101 Broadway, Hannibal MO 63401
Tel: 1-573-221-0783
Web: http://www.fcchannibal.org

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