Jackie Earl Gregory, 77, of Mansfield, Texas, passed away Feb. 22, 2022. Jackie was born in Hamlin, Texas, on Oct. 26, 1944. He graduated from Arlington High School and was married to Janie Gregory Chapman. Jackie worked as a Union Rep for General Motors. He had a passion for fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.
Jackie is preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Loyce Gregory; wife, Janie Gregory; and son, Jimmy Gregory;
He is survived by his children, Jeff (Pam) Gregory, and Jodi (Randall) Roper; grandchildren, Jared Gregory, Trish Cooper, Mason Gregory, Tiffany Simpson, Trey (Francesca) Hadley, Addyson Roper, Lane Roper, Lexi Burleson, Asher Gregory, and Emelia Hadley; bonus grandchildren, Kendall, Alexandra, Dillon and Kennedy.
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