Age 72, of Lansing, went to be with the Lord on July 27, 2012, after a lengthy illness. He was born August 23, 1939, in Zaha Olympia, Greece, the son of Peter and Vivian Drakey.
Gregory was a kind and generous man with a great sense of humor. Those lucky to have known him, loved him.
He is survived by his children, Helen (Craig Baldwin) Lombardo and Peter Drakey; brother, Tony (Mereta) Drakey; and many, many loving nieces, nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Spiro Drakey.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan.