Larry Gressley - February 16, 2012Larry Gressley, 73, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 in Orange, Calif.
A memorial will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2012 in San Jose, Calif.
Larry Wayne Gressley was born June 24, 1938 in Los Angeles, Calif. to Elmer Gressley and Goldie (Benke, Gressley, Craft) Turner.
Larry grew up in Aurora and enlisted in the Navy after graduating from Aurora High School. He worked in the packaging industry most of his working life.
He was an accomplished vocalist. He enjoyed Karaoke, sports, especially golf and family barbecues.
Survivors include his children Vicki (Chuck) Ransom, Randee (Jon) Geipel, Jill (Paul) Mavrinac, Allen (Sholly) Gressley (Sholly), Danielle (John) Gomez, Lara (Billy) Gressley; grandchildren, Kyle and Lindsay Ransom, Brian and Kevin Geipel, Brandon and Daniel Gomez, Christian Mavrinac; great-granddaughter Isadora Geipel; sister Gloria Oury; brothers, Gerald (Trudy) Gressley, Darrel (Melva) Gressley, Tom Gressley and John Jeanine) Craft and many nieces, nephew and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Dale Craft.