William Dan Gregory, 63, of Yakima died Saturday. Mr. Gregory was born in Yakima and lived here most of his life. He worked as a roofer and chef before chronic illness forced an early retirement.

Survivors include his companion, Melissa Brown of Yakima; two brothers, Max Gregory of Gervais, Ore., and Chuck Gregory of Yakima; a sister, Sherry Gregory of Yakima; a daughter, Lisa Beason of Yakima; two sons, Dennis Adams and Peter Brown, both of Harrah; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Terrace Heights Grange. Arrangements are by Funeral and Cremation Care of Kennewick.