Greg S. Derry

DERRY, Greg S., Mar 19, 1951 – Jul 9, 2011. Age 60 years, of Omaha, Nebraska, died Saturday, July 9 after a long battle with cancer. He fought valiantly to provide his daughters with a daddy for as long as possible. Greg was born March 19, 1951 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to John and Pat Derry. He attended grade school and junior high in Council Bluffs. After the Derrys moved to Blair, Nebraska, Greg completed his schooling at Blair High School and later attended Dana College. Greg was a bricklayer, a dental lab technician, and after completing a course in transportation, worked as a dispatcher in Omaha. In 1986, he bought Ole’s Tavern in Blair and operated it for several years. Greg then partnered to begin a successful trucking business which was sold in 2006. He was an avid racketball player and enjoyed golf and skiing. He became a father later in life to Carlie and Kylie, the loves of his life. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Pat Derry. He is survived by his daughters, Carlie and Kylie; sisters, Connie Derry and partner Patrick Flynn, Cindy and Ron Dobosz; brothers, John and Laurel Derry, Scott Derry; nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; former wife and the mother of his children, Judy Milledge; best friend, Jim Coop; loving neighbors and long-time friend, Nancy Schwertley. The family will receive friends Tuesday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., West Center Chapel. SERVICES, Wednesday, 11am, West Center Chapel. Interment, St. Joseph Cemetery, Council Bluffs. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for Carlie’s and Kylie’s Education Fund.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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