Ronald E. Gregory

NORMAL - Ronald Earl Gregory, 73, of Normal, formerly of Mendota, passed away Aug. 1, 2019 at Unity Proctor Hospital, Peoria.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at the Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota with Rev. Susan Presley officiating. Burial will be at Restland Cemetery, Mendota with military rites by Mendota VFW Post 4079. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the funeral.

Ronald was born Dec. 18, 1945 in Rochelle to Elmer and Una (Withrow) Gregory.

Survivors include one sister, Diana Ashley of Normal; an aunt, Verna Woolever of Goodfield; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Gareth Gregory.

Ronald was a 1964 graduate of Mendota High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1967-1970. He previously worked at Hart Carter, Mendota and most recently at Sullivan’s Foods, Mendota.

Memorials may be directed to the donor’s choice.


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