ECHOLS — David Neal McGregor, 67, of Echols, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born on Oct. 27, 1952, in Hopkins County, Ky., to the late William Donald and Betty Simmons McGregor. David served in the United States Army Reserves for 20 years and was a member of Beaver Dam United Methodist Church. He was past master of Beaver Dam Masonic Lodge #420 F&AM and a member of the Hartford Masonic Lodge #675 F&AM. David retired from Peabody Coal Company Ken surface mine, as well as Green River Correctional Complex.
Aside from his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Mary Catherine McGregor; his stepsister, JoAnna Klotzer; and an infant brother.
He leaves behind to cherish many memories, his wife of 47 years, Dana Taylor McGregor, of Echols; one son, Bryan Davis McGregor, of Mayfield, Ky.; brother-in-law, Alan (Marian) Taylor, of Echols; nephew and niece, Austin Taylor and Crystal Taylor. both of Bowling Green; uncle, Cyrus Raymond McGregor. of Pacific, Mo.; and aunt, JoAnn McGregor, of Evansville, Ind.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, with Rev. David Madewell officiating. Burial will be held in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam, with military honors performed by the Ohio County Honor Guard. Friends may visit with his family from 4-7 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the service on Saturday. Masonic rites will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday. In compliance with health and public safety directives, capacity will be limited and face coverings will be required while inside the building.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: The Gideons International, P.O. Box 401, Hartford, KY 42347, or online at www.gideons.org/sendtheword. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online messages of condolence may be left for the family of David McGregor by visiting his memorial tribute at www.danksfuneralhome.com.