Gregory Person (Greg) was the firstborn of Rev. Conrad Person and Fannie Mae Thompson Person on April 14, 1948, in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. Greg graduated from South Side High School in Hookstown, Pennsylvania. In 1974 he graduated from Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, with a Bachelor's degree of Science in Business Administration. In 1998 Greg received a Master of Arts degree in Computer Resources and Information Management from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri. He married his college sweetheart Brenda Y. Winstead on May 17, 1969. Out of this marriage was born two children, Jibri K. and Asha Shani.
Greg retired from AT&T after 29 years as an Internet security manager. He was the president of the Orlando Chapter of the AT&T Telecommunication Alliance. He also served as regional director. He was very active in the community and church. He was a deacon at New Bethel Baptist in Youngstown Ohio. After moving to Orlando, he joined the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist. He served as Senior Warden and Counter, He was President of the Union of Black Episcopalian Father Nelson Pinder’s Chapter and served as Regional Director. He worked with voter registration, was President of the Orlando Urban League Board, and Greg served on the Board of Directors of The UCF McKnight Center of Excellence.
Greg was preceded in death by his daughter Asha Shani Person, His mother, Mrs. Fannie Mae Person and his sister Jackie Person Bastone. Left to celebrate his life is Dr. Brenda Y. Winstead Person wife of 54 years.; his son Jibri Person and grandson Gregory Logan Person of Winter Garden, Florida, His Father Conrad Person Hookstown, Pennsylvania, His siblings: Dale Person ( Sheila) Sewickley, Pennsylvania; Conrad Person Jr (Nickie) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Dawn Person, Long Beach, California, Mervin Person(Catalina) Ellenwood, GA.
His in-laws: Elaine Jones (William) Freeman, Virginia, Dr. Myrna Madison and son Raphael Madison Conyers Ga. And Barry Winstead, Newport News, Virginia, His devoted God daughter Gladys Sink of Columbus, Ohio, Devoted friend Dr James Hovell of Youngstown, Ohio and daughter Renee Hovell Wilkins, Sugarland, Texas. His college roommate and best man Eddie Sampson (Pat) Minneapolis, Minnesota. His longtime friend Jane Fieldings of Marietta, GA. A special grandnephew Juan Winstead, Davis, California, Fred Roberts of Winter Garden, Florida and a host of family and AT&T friends