May 3, 1948 ~ May 12, 2019

Born in: Cheraw, South Carolina
Resided in: Marshall, North Carolina

Robert (Bob) Harvey Gregory Jr, 71, of Cheraw, South Carolina, passed away at his home on his mountain on May 12th, 2019.

Bob was born to Robert Harvey Gregory Sr and Anna Webb Gregory on May 3 rd, 1948 in Cheraw, South Carolina. He graduated from Cheraw High School in 1966 and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Mars Hill College in 1970. He married Sandra Sams in 2013, and they lived together in Marshall, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by Anna Gregory (Mother), and Robert Gregory Sr. (Father).

He leaves as his legacy his four children; Robert Gregory III (Emma) of Asheville, North Carolina, Stewart Gregory (Jen), Anna Greene (Pelham) and Catherine Sharrits (Blake), all of Seattle, Washington and granddaughter Lily Gregory of Asheville, North Carolina. His memory will always be cherished by his sister Annette Cook of Columbia, South Carolina as well as by the rest of his extended family.

Bob was a master of all trades and professional landscaper until he retired in 2018, and he was passionate about being of service to others and to the earth. Bob had been involved with leadership in the Boy Scouts and cherished his contributions to the development of local youth. His family remembers him as a man of the earth before it was cool.

A graveside service is scheduled for Tuesday May 14th, 2019, 11:00 am at Carolina Memorial Sanctuary, Mills River, NC.


Graveside Service: May 14, 2019 11:00 am

Carolina Memorial Sanctuary
195 Blessed Way
Mills River, NC 28759


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. My deepest condolences to the Gregory family on the loss of a beloved husband, father and grandfather. May he Rest In Peace.

  2. I am So very sad to hear this news. I had met Bob several times through my friendships with dear Sandra .
    I pray for the entire family and Especially for you Sandra, dear.
    Please call me.

  3. Love and condolences to all the Gregory’s. Our hearts go out to you and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. To the Gregory family, I am so sorry for your loss. Bob was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed! I always looked forward to his annual visit for his tax preparation and enjoyed talking to him.
    Sharon Gordon

  5. To Sandra and the children: Thinking of you with love at this sad time for you. Bob was a very special friend and long ago neighbor, and we shall certainly miss him. With love to each of you. Ellen and Ned Gibson

  6. It was a shock to read of Bobbies death. He was so vital and alive when I knew him. Bobbie was my roommate at Mars Hill. He also saved my life. May he stand in the Light and know he is LOVED. May his family hold strong in this time and remember his goodness.

  7. Great friend!
    Thanks for all the memories. All the good times shared with you and your Mom still mean so much to me.
    Class of “66

  8. I am sad to hear of Bob’s passing. He was a family man full of humor and determination. Bob was appreciative of others, and I count myself lucky to have known him.

  9. Bobby and I shared several projects in high school. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. Prayers and thoughts are with you all. Class of 1967, Cheraw High School


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