January 28, 1933 - October 17, 2019
Harvey Gregson Jr., 86, of Loxley, Alabama, died October 17, 2019, in Fayetteville Arkansas. Harvey was born January 28, 1933, in Uriah, Alabama, to Lula Jane Hathcock and Harvey Oscar Gregson. Harvey grew up in Uriah, Alabama, and during his teenage years moved to Summerdale, Alabama. Harvey joined the Marine Corps at age 20 and served for three years. Immediately after his service, he opened a dance hall for a short period of time and then worked at Brookley Field. After that brief time, he spent over 45 years as a truck driver. He drove for various companies, but finished his career building his own successful trucking business. He retired on his 71st birthday. He enjoyed listening to country music, playing the guitar and singing. He also enjoyed watching sports, especially college football. He was an entertaining storyteller and had a wonderful sense of humor. Throughout his days, but particularly in his later years in acknowledge God’s hand in the blessings of his life. He is survived by three children, Wanda Gregson of Robertsdale, Alabama; Lynn Gregson of Prairie Grove, Arkansas; Wendy Perez of Woodstock, Georgia and two step- children Debbie Kennedy of Livingston, Texas and Donald Elliott of Albuquerque, New Mexico; ten grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Harvey was the last surviving of 8 children. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lynn Mary Swift; his father, Harvey Oscar Gregson and mother, Lula Jane Hathcock; four sisters-Dovie Lee Gregson, Biddy Luverne Snow, Edian Phliecy Farina, and Effie Mae Woods; three brothers-Loyce Wilburn Gregson, J.L. Richard (Sammy) Gregson, and R.T. Kimball Gregson; One son, Harvey Dwayne Gregson, and one grandson, Justin Lee Russell. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Mack Funeral Home with burial in the Wynn Cemetery, Summerdale, AL. A visitation will be held prior to the service from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Mack Funeral Home.
Harvey Gregson Jr., 86, of Loxley, Alabama, died October 17, 2019, in Fayetteville Arkansas. Harvey was born January 28, 1933, in Uriah, Alabama, to Lula Jane Hathcock and Harvey Oscar Gregson. Harvey grew up in Uriah, Alabama, and during his... View Obituary & Service Information
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