Delbert 'Deb' Gresham
ATLANTA — Delbert H. "Deb" Gresham, 88,
of Atlanta, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at 7:15 p.m. at his home.
(Below is a copy of
the obituary from the funeral home.)
Atlanta --Delbert H. "Deb" Gresham, 88, of Atlanta,
died at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2014, at
Funeral Services for Mr. Gresham will be held at
11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 20, 2014, at the
Quiram Peasley Funeral Home. Mr. Maurice Stribling
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from
10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. prior to the funeral.
Burial will be in the Atlanta Cemetery. Military
Rites will be accorded by Atlanta American Legion
Delbert Harry Gresham was born August 29, 1925, in
Atlanta, the son of Clinton and Bernice Lawyer
Gresham. He married Faye Boward 68 years ago on
January 29, 1946, in Lincoln. She survives.
Deb is survived by his wife; two daughters: Judy
Charron of Lincoln and Debbie (Alan) Siltman; three
grandchildren: Michael (Tonya) Siltman, Brian (Deb)
Siltman and Shaun (Crystal) Siltman; nine
great-grandchildren: Whitney, Alexis, Elijah, Izzy,
Brady, Shawn, Katelyn, Supitcha and Henry; and one
Mr. Gresham was the last surviving member of his
family. He was preceded in death by his parents;
three sisters: Vivian, Lucille and Mary; and four
brothers: Everett, Raymond, Robert and William.
Deb was a member of the Atlanta Christian Church and
Gresham-Crutchley American Legion Post 341. He
retired from PPG in Lincoln after 30 years. He had
worked part-time at Quiram Funeral Home, Hoblit Seed
Company and HG&N Fertilizers / TipTop Farms / Tommy
Memorials may be made to Atlanta Christian Church or
Atlanta Rescue Squad.
Final arrangements are entrusted with Quiram-Peasley
Funeral Home of Atlanta.