CALVIN LEE GREGG
Calvin Lee Gregg was born October 6, 1928 to Alvin and Jenny Gregg in Hatfield, Missouri.
On August 25, 1945 Calvin was united in marriage to Fern Louise Hanks at Troy, Kansas. To this union were born nine children. He farmed for 33 years and moved off the farm to town in 1979. He pastored for 14 years, 13 of those years at Kellerton Assembly of God and one year at Mount Ayr Assembly of God.
Calvin was preceded in death by his wife, Fern; his parents, Alvin and Jenny Gregg; his son, Larry; two grandsons, Robbie Gregg and J.R. Gregg; granddaughter, Marilee Gregg; one great-granddaughter, Jolynn Kimball, and sister, LaVonne.
His loving family who survive him and cherish his memory include his children, Marvin Gregg and wife Pat of Oakland, Iowa, Connie Bittner and husband Jay of Griswold, Iowa, Bob Gregg and wife Regina of Omaha, Nebraska, Jerry Gregg and wife Barb of Redding, Iowa, Ronnie Gregg and wife Joyce of Mount Ayr, Iowa, Danny Gregg of Mount Ayr, Iowa, Kathy Kirkpatrick and husband Mike of Elkhorn, Nebraska and Roger Gregg and wife Carla of Tingley, Iowa; 31 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; four great-great- grandchildren; a brother, Doyal Gregg of Columbia, Missouri, and other relatives and friends.
Calvin lived his life for Christ and without a doubt Calvin has experienced what the Apostle Paul wrote in 2 Timothy 4:7; I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
A memorial fund has been established to Kellerton Assembly of God. Arrangements were by Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr.
Services were held at the Assembly of God Church in Kellerton on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, with Pastor Bart Shields officiating. Musicians were Alice and Eddie Sweeten.
Casket bearers included James Gregg, Joey Bittner, Steven Beberniss, Joey Gregg, Mark Gregg and Wesley Gregg.
Honorary pallbearers were Ricky Kimball, Damion Bogan, T. Nolan, Donni Donahue, Dustin Jackson, Kevin Kimball, Pat Sheil and Kent Bolte.
Calvin was laid at rest in the Maple Row Cemetery in Kellerton.