James Leroy McGregor April 9, 1940 — March 30, 2022
Last updated 4/5/2022 at Noon
A longtime resident of Sisters, James Leroy McGregor (Jim or Mac to family friends) was born in a midwife house on Main Street in Sisters before the family moved to the Plainview area. When he was 4, the family moved back to North Pine Street. He attended the last high school class in Sisters before it was disbanded.
Over the years, he worked for various mills, including Brooks-Scanlon, Brightwood, and Diamond out of Sisters and Redmond. He also worked for the City of Sisters and as a school custodian in his later years. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, going to garage sales, swap meets, and gun and car shows.
He is preceded in death by his father, William F. McGregor; mother, Myrtle Estella (Linton) McGregor; brother, Charles William McGregor; wife, Patsy Ann (Trawick) McGregor.
He is survived by his son, William Leland McGregor; daughter, April Melody (McGregor) Denham; stepdaugher, Carrie Ann (Mayo) Hansen; and two step-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Veterans of Foreign Wars and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
There will be a viewing at Niswonger-Reynolds Funeral Home in Bend, Thursday, April 7 at 1 p.m.