Published On: Tue, Mar 7th, 2017

Roland O. McGregor – obituary

 

 

Roland O. McGregor, of Bryson City, passed away on March 2, 2017 in Bryson City.

He was born in Brunswick, Ga. on April 17, 1935, the son of Ernest and Ola McGregor.  He married Janice Elaine Leggett on May 3, 1959 in Jekyll Island, Ga.  He served in the U.S. Navy as a gunner mate and served in the Korean War.  He retired from the federal government where he worked as a property management specialist for over 23 years.

McGregor is preceded in death by Donald Eugene McGregor, Joan McGregor, and Robert McGregor.

He is survived by Janice Leggett McGregor, Roland O. McGregor Jr., Elaine Butts, April McGregor, Brenda Johnston, Randy McGregor, Lindsey McGregor, Perri Walker, and Alexandra Butts.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given as a small donation to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to be used for trail clean-up.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 10 at 2pm at the Crisp Funeral Home in Bryson City.