LeROY - Gregory C. Gawthorp, 56, of LeRoy passed away at 2:37 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 11, 2006) at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Heyworth American Legion.
Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, LeRoy, is in charge of arrangements.He was born Sept. 21, 1949, in Champaign, to Ervan and Carol Pendleton Gawthorp.
Surviving are one son, Charles Gregory Gawthorp of Gibson City; two daughters, Stacy (Rick) Housman and Anna Gawthorp, both of Gibson City; four grandchildren, Cody, Austin, and Loni Housman and Autumn Carter; one brother, Danny (Susie) Gawthorp of Urbana; four sisters, Peggy Kuykendall of Urbana, Chris Harlan of Bellflower, Jennifer (Thomas) Henson of LeRoy, and Sheila (Harold) Dunbar of Hudson; and a special friend, Buford, his dog.He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Penny Kirby.
He was an Army veteran and served during Vietnam.
He was a life member of the Heyworth American Legion and the Farmer City American Legion. He was an avid Illini fan and Chicago Cub and Chicago Bears fan.
He enjoyed four-wheeling with his friends and woodworking.
He will be missed by all who knew him.