Gregory M. Honis, 68, of Elyria went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
He was born July 14, 1950 in Elyria and was a 1968 graduate of Elyria High School. He enlisted in the US Army shortly after High School and earned the rank of Staff Sergeant. Among the Medals he received was The Purple Heart. He also was in the National Guard. He was hard working, devoted husband and father, and a lifelong Welder. He Retired from North America Cronite where he returned, working part-time. Greg was a Eucharist Minister, he attended Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Grafton. Greg enjoyed astronomy, was into Stock Cars, fishing, hunting, gardening, traveling to Amish Country with his wife and being a Trekkie. He was an avid runner and powerlifter.
Survivors include his son Bryan of Elyria; his parents Steve and Theresa Honis, sisters Cynthia Runyon, and Tamie Lopez (Jose) of Elyria; brothers Mark and Kevin (Valerie) also of Elyria. He was preceded in death by his wife Linda.
Family will receive friends for a Celebration of Greg’s life on Friday, February 8, 2019 from 5-7pm at the Wyers-Bollinger Funeral Chapel 2900 North Ridge Road Elyria Ohio. Burial will be at Butternut Ridge Cemetery with military honors date and time is yet to be determined.