CORTLAND - Robert E. Gregory Jr., 80, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
He was born Aug. 11, 1932, in Warren, to Robert and Goldie Cristlieb Gregory.
Robert was a U.S. Army veteran and served in the Korean War.
He was a longtime active member of the Leavittsburg Church of the Nazarene.
He retired from Republic Steel in 1999 after 40 years of faithful service.
He enjoyed bowling weekly at the Freeway Lanes.
Robert is survived by his wife of 56 years, Shirley (Linamen); two daughters, Carol Buzzelli of Cortland and Mary (Thomas) Pifer of Warren; one son, John (Carolyn) Gregory of Warren; one brother, William Gregory; one sister, Virginia Raznoff; six grandchildren, Carrie, Thomas Jr., Greg, Marcie, Thomas and Kyle; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Bud Smith, Lyle and Richard Gregory.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Lane Family Roberts Clark Chapel, 180 Garfield St., Warren, OH 44483, where the funeral will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Interment will follow at the Crown Hill Memorial Park.