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Gregory Neil Nolan, 51, of Grayson, passed away, Monday, May 15, 2017, at his residence.
Greg was born May 6, 1966, in Ashland, the son of Joy Calhoun Nolan of Grayson and the late Harold E. Nolan.
He was the grandson of the late Esmond and Ella Nolan of Grayson and the late Lawrence and Maude Calhoun of Hitchens.
Greg was a 1984 graduate of East Carter High School where he was active in football and baseball programs. He was a member of the 1984 East Carter baseball team that went on to capture the Kentucky Baseball State Championship that same year. After high school, Greg attended Western Kentucky University, where he was a member of the WKU Hilltopper's football team during his four years there. After graduating from WKU in 1988 with a degree in Park Administration and Recreation, Greg worked at Kentucky Lake State Park in the park and recreation department. After leaving Kentucky Lake, opportunity lead Greg to Lexington, Winston Salem, NC., and eventually returning home to Grayson, to be closer to family.  
Greg is survived by his mother, Joy Calhoun Nolan of Grayson; his brother, Todd E. Nolan of Savannah Ga.; his aunt, Inez Nolen of Olive Hill; and many cousins.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson with Donald Damron officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Floral remembrances are appreciated, however, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to help fight diabetes to the American Diabetes Association, Attn: Lexington Kentucky Chapater, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.
Condolences may be sent to sparksfh.com.
Published on May 17, 2017
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