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William Hamilton Gregory

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William was born on April 15, 1924 and passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019.

William was a resident of Missouri at the time of passing.

He attended Rockhurst High School and then, following the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, Bill postponed college, enlisted in the U.S. Navy hoping to become a Naval Aviator (but was only able to after his mother accompanied him to his enlistment to affirm he was past the Navy's minimum age of 17.) He became one of the youngest aviators in the U.S. Navy at the time.

Donations may be made to: St John the Evangelist Catholic Church 5655 Stadium Parkway, Viera FL 32940 1-321-637-9650 office@stjohnviera.org https://stjohnviera.org/ Funeral Mass at the St John the Evangelist Catholic Church at 10:30 AM on October 16, 2019.

Memorial donations in memory of William can be made to: St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community, Building Fund for Blessed Mother Mary Grotto and sent to St. John the Evangelist, Blessed Mary Grotto Fund, 5655 Stadium Parkway, Viera, FL 32940.