VeteranGregory Driscoll

Gregory DriscollGregory David Driscoll, 60, of Rushville died at 5:44 p.m. July 31, 2018, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 6, 1957, in Portsmouth, N.H., a son of John Francis and Lorraine Frenette Driscoll. He married Debbie Hewitt in Rushville on April 26, 1994. She survives.

Also surviving are his mother of Beardstown; three children, Skyler (and Lindsey) Driscoll, Lily Belle Driscoll and Brady Driscoll, all of Rushville; two brothers, Paul Driscoll of Rye, N.H., and Wayne (and Cindy) Driscoll of East Kingston, N.H.; one sister, Gail (and Don) Walsh of Unionville, Conn.; and one grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his father.

He served in the U.S. Navy from March 12, 1977, to April 30, 2007, earning the rank of Command Master Chief and serving as C.O.B. (Chief of Boat) on board the U.S.S. Connecticut and U.S.S. Greenling. He worked as a S.T.A. at the Rushville Treatment and Detention Facility. He was a member of Rushville HOPE Church where he served on the Board of Trustees.

Funeral services were held Saturday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. John Glennon and Rev. Rose Ross officiating. Burial was in Rushville City Cemetery with military honors by Gutherie Pierce VFW Post #1239 and U.S. Navy Honors Detail.

Memorials may be made to The Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West Sixth Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226.

Condolences may be sent to or mailed to 505 Dewey St., Rushville, IL 62681.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/8/2018


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