RUSHVILLE, Mo. - Gregory P. "Greg" Lemmon, 65, of Rushville, passed away at Mosaic Life Care after battling a lengthy illness.
Greg was born March 16, 1954, in Atchison, Kansas to Lee Roy and Dorothy Francis (Goble) Lemmon.
He was a lifelong resident of the Rushville area, and 1972 graduate of the West Platte R-II High School in Weston, Missouri.
Greg married Julie Crist, of St. Joseph, on May 4, 1995 in Miami, Oklahoma.
He spent his working life as a Maintenance Mechanic for several manufacturing companies in the area.
Greg enjoyed tinkering with motors in his spare time and had a passion for spending time with his friends and family; holding an annual party at his home every year around Labor Day.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; and sister, Phyllis Haynes.
Greg is survived by: his six children: Matthew, Lee (Dana), Spencer (Ladonna), Jessica (Julian), Eric and Dave (Jamie); 13 grandkids; one great-grand-daughter; siblings, T.J.(Sue) Lemmon, Karen Walker (Larry), Sara Brown and Jayne Valent; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Following cremation, a Celebration of Life will be held at Greg and Julie's home at a later date.
Memorial contributions can be given to: Parkinson's Foundation, or to The American Cancer Society.
Arrangements by: Vaughn Funeral Home, Weston, MO 64098, 816-386-2281.
www.vaughnfuneralhomes.com. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.