Charles Kleber Lee Gregory
b. 8 November 1932, d. 14 September 2004
- Father: Edward Davis Gregory b. 1 October 1870
- Mother: Eloise Douglas Berry b. 15 November 1893, d. January 1977
- Charles Kleber Lee Gregory was born on 8 November 1932 in Lynchburg, Virginia.
- Edward Davis Gregory and Eloise Douglas Berry appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Bedford.-Bedford City, Vrginia, at 313 North Bridge Street. Other members of the household included Charles Kleber Lee Gregory, John Gregg Gregory. The family was living in the same house in 1935.
- The following appeared on 13 September 1995 in the Princeton Alumni Weekly: John Gregg Gregory died Dec. 1, 1994, in Savannah, Ga., after a short illness. John was born in Bedford, Va., and came to Princeton from Episcopal H.S. He majored in architecture, dined at Cloister Inn, and was v.p. of Triangle. John later earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
After tours of duty with Empire Trust Co., the Coast Guard, and Stanford Research Institute, John was director of resource development at Union Camp Corp. for ten years, during which time he worked on a project called The Landings On Skidaway Island near Savannah. So impressed was he with the development that he left Union Camp and moved to Savannah, where he started his own company, Gregory & Associates, Inc., for real-estate consulting, design, and construction at Skidaway Island.
John devoted many hours to the Coastal Jazz Assn. and chaired the 1994 Coastal Jazz Festival.
John married and divorced twice. He is survived by his friend Catherine Mason; his son, Clarke; and two brothers, Edward D. Gregory Jr., '52, and Charles K. L. Gregory. To them, the class offers its condolences.
The Class of 1956.
- Charles Kleber Lee Gregory died on 14 September 2004 at age 71 in Bedford, Virginia, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
- He was interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Bedford, Virginia.
- The following appeared on 17 September 2004 in the Lynchburg News & Advance: Kleber L. Gregory, 71, of Bedford, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, at Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lynchburg on Nov. 8, 1932, a son of the late Edward Davis Gregory Sr. and Eloise Douglas Berry Gregory.
Kleber was a graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan University and was a Life Member of the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department. He was a founding partner of the Bedford Ambulance Service in 1963. He was a former employee of the Bedford Bulletin and Democrat and for many years was a freelance photographer. He was a member of St. Johns Episcopal Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, John G. Gregory.
Kleber is survived by his brother, Edward D. Gregory Jr., and his brother?s wife, Katherine, of Kennett Square, Pa.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at the Tharp Funeral Chapel, Bedford, with the Rev. G. Thomas Mustard officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery with honors by the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department.
Those wishing to make memorials are asked to consider the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department, 315 Bedford Avenue, Bedford, VA 24523.
- Last Edited: 7 Oct 2012