Billy was born on February 21, 1936 in Luverne, Alabama, to Shelby and Callie Welch Gregory. Billy was a hardworking man who loved and took care of his family. He worked as a truck driver and owned a fruit business harvesting oranges, and he often gave to others who were in need. He was a good friend, brother, son, father, uncle, and grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Shelby and Callie Gregory; siblings: Mertice Hall, Lois Godwin, Cecil Gregory, Janet Beasley, David Gregory.
He is survived by his children: Brenda Puleo of Bonifay, Florida, James Gregory of La Follette, Tennessee, Patricia Lashley of Bonifay, Florida; sister: Francis Landers and husband Bob of Montgomery, Alabama; grandchildren: Johnny Stafford, Reynaldo Diaz, Mikki Olson, Jada Gregory, Brandi Gregory, Katie Gregory, Buddie Gregory; two great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held 1P.M. Friday, November 16, 2018 at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Luverne, Alabama with Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida directing.