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James Matthew "Turtle" GreggApril 10, 1972 ~ November 20, 2017 (age 45)
James Matthew “Turtle” Gregg
April 10, 1972 November 20, 2017
James Matthew “Turtle” Gregg, 45, rural Roaring Spring, went home to be with his Lord on Monday.
He was born in Butler, son of James D. “Jamie” and the late Joan M. (Snow) Gregg. On June 24, 2000, he married Brandy J. Riley in Hollidaysburg.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 17 years; 2 sons: Preston M. and Parker D. and a daughter, Payton S., all of Roaring Spring; his father and step-mother, Joyce Gregg of Martinsburg; step-sister, Beth (husband, Jon) Panarella of Conemaugh; best friend, Donnie Reams of Hollidaysburg; and nieces and nephews, whom he dearly loved.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Michael C. Gregg; and a step-brother, Paul David Foremsky.
Matt was a 1990 graduate of Central High School; and was a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving from 1992-1996.
He was a loving, proud and involved son, husband, and father, who cherished celebrating family and life. Matt was a sincere, caring, lovable and funny guy who was energetic and enjoyed extreme sports such as snowboarding, skiing and wakeboarding. After meeting “Turtle”, you became an instant, long-time friend.
Friends will be received from 3-8 pm, Sunday, November 26, 2017, at Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church, 300 S. Mulberry St., Martinsburg, PA 16662. A celebration of life service will be held at 5:30 pm, Monday, November 27, 2017, at Grace Fellowship Church, Leamersville campus, 14 Brethren Ln, Duncansville, PA 16635, Pastor Mark E. Lingenfelter and Father Leo A. Lynch officiating. Following the celebration service, all are invited for a time of fellowship at the church activity center.
In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted at any Reliance Bank location, c/o Brandy J. Gregg, to help with their children’s future endeavors.
Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg.