Richard “Rick” Gregg
January 3, 1963 – September 20, 2019
Richard “Rick” Gregg passed away peacefully on September 20, 2019 surrounded by his loving family at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA. He was born in Oakland, CA on January 3, 1963 to Kenneth Gregg (deceased) and mother Marilyn Wetter of Turlock, CA.
Rick leaves behind his loving wife of 22 years Jonna and his son Cody (Shelby); also survived by his step-father Al Wetter; brother Kenneth (Michelle) Gregg; step-sisters Lynn (Ed) Dimas and Christie (Juan) Cornejo; brother in laws Daniel Kerr and Randy Kerr (Vicki); and sister in law Rita Kerr. In addition, Rick was known as ” Mr. Rick” to his extended family Kori (Eddie) Wilcox, Katlyn (Daniel) Griggs, and Courtnie (Dominick) Betancourt, including Kaine, Kynnlie and Hunter, as he called them the “Grands”.
Rick attended Elementary and High School in the Bay area and after high school enlisted into the Army serving as a Helicopter Mechanic.
After his service he began to work in the Plastic Injection Molding industry which ended up being his career for 35 years. He was a Molding Department Manager for Volk Enterprises in Turlock for nearly 25 years. His passion was his work, his love of his family and playing with the “Grands”! He also enjoyed sports, camping and quading. Rick was a lover of all animals, especially his cats.
He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. The family would like to express their gratitude to Community Hospice for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice @ 4368 Spyres Way Modesto, CA 95356 or to Friends of Turlock Animal Shelter, 2620 Ball Ct., Turlock, CA 95382.
A Celebration of Life will be held October 4th at 1:00 pm in the Event Center of Allen Mortuary, 239 North Broadway, Turlock. In keeping with Rick’s wishes please feel free to dress casual.