Alfred C. “A.C.” Gregg Jr., 88, of Brevard, passed away Aug. 16, 2018.
He was born in Belmont, N.C. to the late Alfred C. and Elizabeth Mae Butler Gregg. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife of 52 years, Dolores Gayleen Sells Gregg, in January 2007, and his sister, Frances Stewart.
A.C. grew up in Greensboro, N.C., attended Lindley Elementary School and Lindley Junior High School, before attending New Hanover High School in Wilmington, N.C., class of ’49, and then received a football scholarship to Davidson College, class of ‘53.
He was in the ROTC, and proud member of SAE Fraternity while in college. During his high school and college years, he enjoyed working as a lifeguard at Wrightsville Beach, N.C.
He was recruited by the General Electric Co. where he retired after 25 years of service. In 1979, he purchased a long existing appliance business in Greensboro, Hart Appliance and TV, owned it for 20 years, then gave the business to his son-in-law and daughter, Tommy and Kimberly McDaniel.
He was an enthusiastic college sports spectator, and in particular, was an avid fan of the NorthCarolina Tarheels. He loved to play golf and tennis.
He leaves his loving wife, Eve Guthrie Gregg; four children, Kimberly McDaniel (Tommy), Pamella Sealander, A.C. Gregg III, and Dana Boehling (Greg); and two stepchildren, Scott Adam and Kim Whipple.
He was a proud “granddad” to nine grandchildren, Meghan McDaniel, Stephen McDaniel, Bryce Sealander (Anna), Kalie Sealander Moore (Evan), Ashley Sealander Barnhill (Sam), Hayden Sealander, Riley Sealander, Elizabeth Boehling, and Ross Boehling, great-grandchildren, Jayden Moore, Brielle McDaniel and Zeke Moore (and baby Moore due in September).
He also leaves behind his dear sisters, Virginia Sykes, of Charlotte, and Mary Ann Browning, of Hillsborough, N.C .; and special nieces and nephews, and grandnieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at Pinecrest Presbyterian Church, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at 3 p.m., with Rev. Gary Letchworth officiating.
Visitation was prior to the memorial service at 2 p.m.
Memorials may be sent to Pinecrest Presbyterian Church, 1790 Greenville Highway, Hendersonville, NC 28792, The Lutheran Church of Our Father, 3304 Groomtown Road, Greensboro, NC 27407, or N.C. Military Museum, 189 W. Main St., Brevard, NC 28712.
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Moore-Blanchard Funerals & Cremations is caring for the family.