Gregory Scott Bokay,47, Gardner, Kansas, passed away at Olathe Medical Center

early Christmas morning, after a brief illness.

Greg was born in St. Joseph on August 23, 1963 to John E.”Red” and Constance “Connie” (Cates) Bokay.

Greg attended Central High School and served in the Army.

He was preceded in death by his father, John “Red”, in 1996.

Surviving him are, his daughters, Brandi of the home, Holly Terrell of Surprise, Arizona and Greg’s two grandsons; five brothers, Dennis, Terry, Tim, St. Joseph, Kevin, St. Paul, Minnesota, Jack, Vancouver, Washington; four sisters, Connie Robbins, Becky Bokay, both of St. Joseph, Karen Chambers, Coppell, Texas, and Mary Hayes, Kansas City, Missouri.

Greg was a loyal fan of the Royals, Chiefs and MU.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm, Tuesday evening at Heaton-Bowman-

Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel, St. Joseph, MO.  Mr. Bokay has been cremated.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Brandi Bokay Education Fund or House of  Bread at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.  Private Inurnment will be held at a later date.