Fredrick “Red” Gregory

Fredrick “Red” Gregory, 71, passed away on March 9, 2022.  He was born in Virginia and was a resident of Newport News.  He served in the U.S. Marines and later became a commercial painter.

Red was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Hart; sister, Mary Ann Graves; and brother, Reginald Easter.  He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Gregory; daughters, Tara McLean, Fredrina Ridgell, and April Womack; sons, Grant Womack, Fredrick Womack, and Brandon Womack; step-sons, Derrick Barnes and James Barnes; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Larry Easter; and four nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at Peninsula Funeral Home.  Interment at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery will be at a later date.   

Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.


  1. Mac and Brenda Stewart

    Our Condolence and prayers for the family .. treasured Memories. God’s comfort and Love to all ❤️🙏🏾🙏🏾🕊

  2. Brenda Mayo

    To Carolyn and family. May the peace of our Lord and savior be with you and the entire family at this you mourn the loss of your loved one.

  3. Tina Jackson

    So sorry for your loss. Red was a cool guy. Always showed me love when he saw me, and I will never forget it. My love to your family!🙏🏾❤️😘

    Tina Jackson

  4. Taressa Wisher

    My Heartfelt condolences to the entire family. Tara McLean keep ya head up my Nig, no more pain no more suffering! 😘 love you man! Long Live BigRedd

    • Kathryn Studwell

      My condolences to the family ” he and my brother were best friends for years& our family has known him forever” he was a beautiful person that would keep u laughing RIH FREAD🌹🌹🌹🌹🙏🙏ing for the family

  5. Anissa Hill

    My deepest condolences to the family… Fly high RED heaven has definitely gained an ANGEL🙏🏾🙏🏾🕊🕊

  6. Marilyn Johnson

    Condolences to the family we will miss you Red. You was always happy to see my son Marquis and me when we came to your mothers house to visit. I will miss the fun time we had at the house. RIP

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