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James David Gregory

James David Gregory, 76, of Lynchburg, passed away Monday, Sept. 11, 2023.

He was born Aug. 24, 1947 in Blount County, Tenn., the son of the late George and Beulah (Davis) Gregory.

David served in the United States Air Force, was a Past Master of the Lynchburg Masonic Lodge #178 and was a life member of the Hillsboro AMVETS #61.

David is survived by his wife, of 55 years, Dorothy (Rowlands) Gregory; son, David Alan (Shannon Hacker) Gregory of Lynchburg; daughters, Georgie (Bill) Branson of Lynchburg, Chastity (Roy Adams) Campbell of Lynchburg and Kelly (Robert) Mootz of Lynchburg; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brothers, Vernon Gregory, Jeff Gregory and Bodie Gregory; sisters, Joan Williams, Linda Gregory and Debbie Ison; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

Besides his parents, he was also preceded by his nephew, Brett Gregory; and brother-in-law, James Williams.

Services will be at the convenience of the family.

Thompson Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family.

To sign David’s online guest book, please visit, or to leave a like, share or comment, visit the Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Care Facebook page.


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