Editor’s Corner

C. E. “Bill” Gregory, Jr. 


1st Qtr 2017


Carlos Edward "Bill" Gregory, Jr., age 70, of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee was called to rest by the loving Father on Saturday, December 3, 2016.

A resident of Soddy Daisy, Bill retired from Tennessee Valley Authority after 25 years of government service.  He was born in Knoxville, the son of Carlos Edward Gregory, Sr. and Clara Rebecca Grimstead Gregory and was raised in Knoxville and Anderson County, Tennessee.  He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and held a Master's Degree from University of Tennessee Chattanooga.

He served in the US Army in the Vietnam War in 1969-70 as a 1st Lieutenant with H Company, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (the Legendary Blackhorse Regiment) being honored with several decorations for his service.  He was the editor of the award winning "Thunder Run" magazine from 2002-2005 and 2011-2016 and was a Life Member of the 11th ACVVC.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Patricia; daughter and son-in-law, Susanne C. and Brian Moseley; granddaughter, Mysty Moseley, all of Soddy Daisy; sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Pat Gang; nephews, Charlie and Jimmy Gang, all of Knoxville.