Gregory “Hound” Dean Dresback 1956-2017


Gregory Dean “Hound” Dresback, 61 of Decatur died at 3:00 am. Saturday, November 4, 2017, in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 6:00 pm. Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in Heartland Community Church (3253 N. Brush College Road Decatur, Illinois 62526) with Pastor Joe Bowman officiating. Memorials may be made to the family. Casual dress is requested. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.

Greg was born in March of 1956, in Decatur son of Earl and Betrice Dresback. He graduated from Stephen Decatur High School class of 1974. Greg was a truck driver for Durbin Trucking. He was a member of Abate and loved riding his Harley and he was a fan of John Wayne.  In August of 1991 he married Marie Gentry.

Surviving are his mother, Betrice Dresback, wife, Marie Dresback, sister Janice Lowe all of Decatur, son, Matthew (Loretta) Dresback of Decherd, Tennessee, daughter, Shannon Dresback of Decatur, step-sons, Mick Staggs and Bob Gentry of Kingsland, Georgia, three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, a sister and his grandparents.


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