Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Tony Pat Gregory

Born: n/a

Died: 11/9/2001

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Tony Pat Gregory, 58, passed away Friday, November 9, 2001 at the family home in Heavener, Oklahoma. He was born in his grandparents home in Stapp, Oklahoma.

Tony will be remembered as a standout football player, first at Ramsey High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas and later as an All-Confrence Halfback with the Heavener Wolves. After graduation from heavener and two years at Eastern Oklahoma State University in Wilburton, Tony enlisted in the Marine Corps National Guard and experienced his boot camp at Twenty-Nine Palms, California.

Tony followed his dad’s vocation and made his living as a mason specializing in rock work and fireplaces. He was an avid hunter and naturalist and spent 20 years stomping the grounds around Cripple Creek, Colorado. Tony was a member of the Choctaw Nation, a member of the Elks Lodge in Cripple Creek, a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Heavener and a member of the Loyle Order of Moose in Newburyport, Massachusetts.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Pat and Oynotis Gregory, and younger brother, Steve, of Heavener.

Survivors include his son, Guy Gregory of Oklahoma City; three brothers, Dana, John and Jim Gregory, all of Heavener; two cousins whom he considered his fifth and sixth brothers, Jerry Gregory of Pocalo, Oklahoma and Joe Gregory of Heaverner; two aunts whom he considered his only sisters, Ann Kirksey of Heavener and Marilyn Pledger of Poteau, Oklahoma.