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Horace Lyndell Gregory

Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 8:56 am

Horace Lyndell Gregory, age 76, of Shelbyville, Tenn., passed from this life on Friday, March 1, 2024, at his daughter’s home in Shelbyville after an extended illness.

Lyndell was born on September 26, 1947, in Manchester, Tenn., to the late James Tennessee Gregory and Flossie Irene Stephenson Gregory. Along with his parent he was preceded in death by: wife, Mary Joyce Gregory, siblings Doris Ray, Marie May, Frank Gregory, Cathy Troxler, James Robert Gregory (Patsy), Frances Melson, also beloved pup, Sassy.

Lyndell retired from Jostens after 43 years of employment. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, watching westerns and tinkering with the trucks he had collected throughout his life.

He is survived by daughters, Regina (Mike) Stewart of Shelbyville, Sharon (Shounak) Das of Texas, and Angelia (David) Polasky of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Erica Freebury (James), Erin Gannaway (Stephen), Gabrielle Womble, Emma Womble, Daniel Das, Joshua Womble, Eli Das, Amelia Womble, Josiah Womble, Joseph Womble, and eight great-grandchildren. Siblings: Joann Ashby (Edward), Roger Gregory (Sherry), Becky Mcbee (Allen); sister-in-law Carolyn Gregory, brother-in-law Bert Troxler.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2024, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Jeff Collett officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mt. Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be held Sunday, prior to funeral services beginning at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.