Jay Gary


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Jay Gary LaGregs

May 20 1940 - Dec 15 2009

Jay Gary LaGregs, age 69 of Frisco, Texas passed away on December 15, 2009 in Frisco. He was born on May 20, 1940 in San Diego, California to James Frank and Mattie Camilla LaGregs. Jay served in the United States Navy as a Lt. Commander for 20 years. He retired from the Navy and went on to become a Professor at Tyler Junior College for 23 years and then Collin County Community College until his death. He married Mary Adele Philbrick on December 21, 1968 in Robstown, Texas. Jay is survived by his wife, Adele LaGregs of Frisco, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Chet Wilson of Frisco, Texas; grandsons, Dakota and Carson Wilson of Frisco, Texas; brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Patti LaGregs of Grass Valley, California; nieces, Kristin LaGregs of Carrollton, Texas and Tracy Kucera of Torrance, California. Jay is preceded in death by his daughter, Kelly Michelle LaGregs; parents and his nephew, Jim LaGregs. The family will receive friends during a Visitation to be held from 6-8 PM on Thursday, December 18, 2009 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Frisco, Texas. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, December 18, 2009 at Lebanon Baptist Church in Frisco, Texas with Pastor Ray Wilkins officiating. Interment will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, December 18, 2009 at Sulphur Bluff Cemetery in Sulphur Bluff, Texas. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made in Jay’s memory to Lebanon Baptist Church.
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