Gregory B. Monroe Sr., 61, died at home April 11, 2017.

Born in Tulsa, Okla., Gregory attended Southeast High School in Kansas City, Mo., and later transferred to the New Hampton School, in New Hampton, N.H., where he received his high school diploma in 1973.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his master’s degree in behavioral disabilities from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Gregory used his education and training to counsel and mentor

youth at the Hubert H. Humphrey Job Corps Center in Como Park, where he was employed for 33 years.

He is survived by his son, Gregory B. Monroe, Jr.; his brother, Lloyd B. Monroe, Jr., of Missouri City, Tex.; and several grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Service was held April 20 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Job Corps Center. A memorial service for family was held in Houston, Tex.

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