Hurley B. Gregory, 80, of rural West Point, IA, passed away at 7:39 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at the Klein Center in West Burlington, IA. He was born on June 10, 1938 in Clark County, MO to James E. & Bertha M. Moore Gregory. He married Gloria J. Goldie on September 30, 1967 in Denmark, IA. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955-1959 where he worked for 2 ½ years in Nagoya, Japan at the 6110th U.S.A.F. Hospital. He came back and worked at Lackland A.F.B. Hospital in San Antonio, TX. Afterward, he was a
medical tech since 1955 and was a medical lab tech at Granham Hospital in Keokuk, Mercy Hospital in Burlington from 1962-1973 and Fort Madison Community Hospital from 1973, retiring in 1991. He co-owned Primary Oil with Phill and Lucy Goldie from 1975-1990 in Wever, IA. He then was the co-founder of a greenhouse with Ty Louck, where he worked for 6 years before finally retiring. He enjoyed watching harness races, hunting, fishing, camping and cooking out for family and friends.
Hurley is survived by: his wife: Gloria Gregory of West Point, IA; 1-sister: Margaret Peak of Peoria, IL and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by: his parents, 1-brother, 3-half brothers & 1-sister.
Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2018 with the family to receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evening at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. The funeral will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 14, 2018 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Chad Savage officiating. Burial will be held at Denmark Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his memory. Online condolences to Hurley’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.