Howard retired from B.F. Goodrich. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. If Howard wasn’t watching the Cleveland Indians, you could find him bowling or in the garden.
He is survived by his spouse, Helen; children, Steve Gregory, Fred (Darcy) Gregory, Terry Gregory, Tim (Roberta) Gregory, Bruce Gregory, Debbie (Alan) Fejes, and Kevin (Sharon) Sparks; grandchildren Sara, Georgia, Henry, Jason, Jeremy, Jamie, Alan, Jr., Ci Ci, and Kayla; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Carl and Elmer Gregory; and sister, Olie Varney.
He is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and three sisters.
A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 12 Noon until 2 P.M., at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com