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Virgil E. Gregg
(April 6, 1918 - April 4, 2009)

Virgil E. Gregg, 90, of Shelbyville, died at 4:19 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2009 in Shelby Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville with Rev. Lynette DeAtley and Rev. Jim Whitacre officiating. Visitation from 5:00-7:30 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville. Memorials may be given to Fourth Street United Methodist Church of Shelbyville or Ful-O-Pep 4-H Club.

Mr. Gregg was born on April 6, 1918 in Beecher City, Illinois, the son of Jesse and Fern (Cox) Gregg. He was a retired farmer, life-long member of the Shelby County Farm Bureau and a 4-H leader for over 20 years. He was a member of the Fourth Street United Methodist Church of Shelbyville and a former member of the Clarksburg United Methodist Church. He married Edith L. Williams on April 2, 1938.

Surviving are his wife, Edith; son, David Gregg and wife Betty of Shelbyville; daughters, Janet Wines and husband Dale of Shelbyville and Donna Rutledge and husband Mike of Decatur; daughters-in-law, Carol Dawdy and husband Ben of Shelbyville and Cindy Gregg of Shelbyville; sisters-in-law, Doris Gregg, Jo Ann Gregg and Maxine Gregg all of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Elaine Hardy, Michelle Kelm, Melissa Taggart, Rachel Banfield, Amy Metzger, Angela Canada, Alison Stephens, Scott Rutledge and Rebecca Richardson; and 13 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Byron Gregg and Darrell Gregg; four brothers, J.C. Gregg, Walter Lee Gregg, Leon Gregg and infant brother, Joe Gregg; and one sister, Pauline Reid.

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