Carl W. GregoryNovember 23, 1925 ~ November 20, 2016 (age 90)
CARL WEST GREGORY, 11/23/25-11/20/16. Raised in Cleveland Heights, enlisted in the Army at age 17, trained at Fort Benning, Fort Bragg, served his country during WWII in France, Belgium, Germany, Fifth Army, Btry B, 761st Field Artillery Battalion, decorated Sergeant honorably discharged May 1946. He met future loving wife Helen (deceased 1998) at Ohio University, graduated 1949, married 1950. A CPA, his career began at Peat Marwick Mitchell; joined Preformed Line Products Company 1961, elected VP Finance 1964, retired as CFO 1992. Member Cleveland Rotary Club, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, Towers Wesley Fellowship of Church of the Saviour. Mr. Gregory enjoyed gardening, boating, fishing, carpentry, bowling, archery, dancing, bridge, the arts. He was an automobile enthusiast and he generously supported higher education. His love and sense of humor are greatly missed by his family, our beloved West family, and the precious remaining of many lifelong friends. Son of the late Thomas and Lora Gregory; older brother of John (deceased 2009); father of Paul, Dr. Beverly, Bruce (Susan), and Evelyn; grandfather of Brian (Andrea), Chance, Elizabeth, Thomas, and Christina; great grandfather of Ave, Cyrus, and Natalie; uncle of Richard and Randall; golden years sweetheart of Peg Bowen (deceased 2012). Memorial Service Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:30 a.m., Church of the Saviour, United Methodist. In lieu of flowers contributions appreciated to Church of the Saviour, 2537 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44118.