James Gregory

  • Born: December 30, 1947
  • Died: May 24, 2021
  • Location: Inman, South Carolina

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Inman, SC 29349

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Lake Bowen, SC
James Vernon "Jimmy" Gregory

James Vernon "Jimmy" Gregory, 73, passed away on Monday, May 24th, at Spartanburg Hospital For Restorative Care.

Jimmy was born in Spartanburg on December 30, 1947, a son of the late Glenn Horace and Jessie Mae (Cox) Gregory. He was the husband of Linda Faye (Horton) Gregory and was the owner of James V. Gregory Surveying. He was a local history buff and was the author of several books on local history. He was a member of Aldersgate Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife, Jimmy is also survived by one son, Jamie Gregory (Tammy), one daughter, Gigi Bradley (Michael); two brothers, Jerry Gregory, and Jackie Gregory (Marsha). He was Big Daddy to his grandchildren, Jasmine Singletary (Justin), Katie Cantrell (Jason), Scarlett Coker (Jon), Jenna Bradley; and his great grandchildren, Serenity Singletary, Olivia Singletary, Aubrey Singletary, Gatlin Coker, and Tripp Coker.

Private services will be held.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Aldersgate Methodist Church, 690 Park Road, Inman, SC 29349.

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So sorry to hear this. Your family is in my prayers.
Judy Lewis Hench
Lexington, NC

Posted by Judy Hench - Lexington, NC - Friend   May 26, 2021


Condolences to Jimmy's family. Sorry for your loss.

Posted by Nancy Dalton - Inman, SC - Family Friend   May 26, 2021

Nick and I are heartbroken to learn of Jimmy''s passing. I just this minute found out from another family member. We have so many fond memories of going to your house up New Cut road to swim in your pool. I remember that especially because that was GiGi's time of eating only cereal and hot dogs, I think. Also, I remember the pictures we had made on high school prom night at my mamas house on E street. Linda was the only girl with a beautiful suntan because of living in Florida. My most fond memories of Jimmy was when everyone called him "Pokey" during high school. My 16th birthday party was hosted by Martha Rogers (Cooper) at the scout hut at Inman Mills. Jimmy and I always danced together pretty well, and we really had many many dances that night. Maybe my most precious memory is that Jimmy and Linda took me under their wing of support when my Mama died. They were immediately at my house when I came home from the hospital after my Mama died to offer food and loving support. I will always hold a special place in my heart for both Linda and Jimmy.

Posted by Lurah Gregory Pappas - Moore, SC - Family   May 26, 2021

Linda & family, sorry to hear about Jimmy. God bless you all.
Linda Walker

Posted by Linda Walker - Inman, SC - Friend   May 26, 2021


So sorry for your loss you are all in my thoughts and prayers

Posted by Sharon Kirk - Lyman, SC - Friend   May 26, 2021

Linda, I am so sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I am out of town and will miss the funeral. I love you. Linda Bradley Hinson.

Posted by Linda Hinson - Inman, SC - Family   May 26, 2021

My deepest sympathy for your loss. May God give all of you comfort and strength in all the days ahead. Jimmy was my lifetime friend.

Posted by Judy Messer Higgins - Inman - Friend   May 25, 2021

Linda and family. My heart breaks for you loss. Love and memories sustain you in the coming days. Love Kim

Posted by Kim Schmidtke - Inman - Acquaintance   May 25, 2021

Rest easy cuz, I know the end was hard. We will all see you soon, put in a good word for those of us left down here. Rest in the arms of the angels and hurt no more. We love ya man, your cousin Ricky Dixon.

Posted by rick dixon - inman, SC - Family   May 25, 2021


So sorry for your loss. Praying for the family. Shirley McNeill

Posted by Shirley McNeill - Campobello, SC - Friend   May 25, 2021

My condolences to all the members of his family. I'm sorry for your loss. Jimmy was certainly a kind-hearted man. I had not seen him in many years, but I still remember him from Boy Scouts. As an initiation for the Order of the Arrow everyone had to spend a night alone outside during summer camp. He took me to a location and before leaving he told the person with him he was leaving me a flashlight because it was so dark and I was so little. I think he was a light to everyone he met.

Posted by Steve Douglas - Florence, SC - Friend   May 25, 2021

John Zampell

Posted by John Zampell - Spartanburg, SC - Friend   May 25, 2021

Jason and Katie. Prayers for all of your family
Robin and Sharon Alexander

Posted by Robin Alexander - Duncan, SC - Coworker   May 25, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of James death. He was such a good helpful man. The whole family will be in my prayers. Norma Gaines

Posted by Norma Gaines - Inman, SC   May 25, 2021

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