Mr. Larry Q. Gregson, age 74 of Paris, Tennessee passed away at Henry County Medical Center on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. His funeral service will be 12:00 P.M. Friday, December 31, 2021 at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Stephens officiating. Burial will follow the service in Spring Creek Cemetery. Named as pallbearers are Grant Norwood, Jeffery White, Burton Vick, Jerry Bomar, Ed Cuthbertson, Leon Rogers, Randall Jones and Vic Adams.
Visitation is scheduled at McEvoy from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. on Thursday and again on Friday after 10:00 A.M. until service time.
Larry Q. Gregson was born December 3, 1947 in Paris, Tennessee to the late Quincie P. Gregson and the late Rebecca Lonnie Bomar Gregson. A member of the Grove class of 1966, he married Deneicia Jones Gregson on August 29, 1997 and she survives in Paris. Larry is also survived by his daughter, Angie (Jason) Dotson of Mansfield; sons, Benji (Amber) Gregson, Jay (Jenny) Watkins and Daniel (Emily) Watkins all of Paris; grandchildren, Emma Grace Dotson; Oakleigh Mae and Lucy Quinn Gregson; Austin and Jacob Wilson; inlaws, Billy and Juanita Jones of Paris; also by special family and friends, Don and Carol Norwood and Billy and Anna Faye Bowden.
Besides his parents, Larry is also preceded in death by his sister and her husband, Rebecca Ann (Rev. Cecil) Brewer and by a special friend, Pee Wee Cannon.
Mr. Gregson was a farmer and cattleman for more than 60 years in the Pleasant Hill Community where he was a proud Century Farm owner and was an FFA “Star Chapter Farmer”. He was a former member of the Henry County Saddle Club Drill Team and the Henry County Livestock Association. He rode pick up at Rodeo’s throughout the state including Henry County, Loretta Lynn’s and the Nashville area. He was a director of the Henry County Fair Association for 20 years and currently was serving as an Associate Director. He was a longtime member of Spring Creek Baptist Church where he had served as a Deacon and song leader. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends at Buchanan Resort and deer hunting.
Memorials may be made to the Henry County Fair Association, P.O. Box 1431, Paris, TN 38242