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Gregory A. Verbiski

May 29, 1962 — July 11, 2022

Gregory A. Verbiski, 60, of Blair, Okla. formerly of Jeiseyville, Ill., passed away at home surrounded by his family on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. of pancreatic cancer.

He was born on May 29, 1962 in Taylorville, Ill., the son of Ronald L. and Priscilla A. (Grobosky) Verbiski of Bulpitt, Ill. He married Michele R. (Johnson) Verbiski in July of 1985 in Reno, NV. Greg retired out of Scott AFB, Ill., Headquarters as a Senior Master Sergeant after 21 years of service as a C-141 Loadmaster in the United States Air Force.

Throughout his career, he traveled the world and was part of many operations including Operation Deep Freeze (Antarctica). After his military career, he then retired from the Department of Natural Resources for the State of Illinois in June 2022 after 20 years.

Greg enjoyed hunting, fishing, classic cars, and gardening.

Greg is survived by his wife Michele of Blair, Okla.; son Gregory R. (Amy) Verbiski of Altus, Okla.; granddaughters Peyton and Payslee Verbiski of Altus, Okla.; sister Mary Baker (David C. Daigh) of Owanaco, Ill.; nephew Evan German and daughter Rory of Murrells Inlet, S.C. as well as many cousins and aunts. He is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and several aunts and uncles.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, July 31st at the South Fork Gun Club Rt 104, Kincaid Lake from 1:00-5:00 p.m. with military honors. Casual wear requested. Bib overalls welcome. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to JCMH Hospice P.O. Box 1139 Altus, OK 73521 “In memory of Gregory A. Verbiski” (checks only). Masterson Funeral Home in Kincaid, Ill. is assisting the family with arrangements.


  1. Charles R (Bob) GUIDOTTI on July 15, 2022 at 11:42 pm

    His father Ron was one of my very best friends and meeting was son Gregory after he retired from the Strategic Air Command, he and I became good friends also, a true patriot. He will be missed—-God Bless!!

  2. Steve Blum on July 18, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    Sad to hear about Greg. We worked together for several years at IDES. He always had a story to tell and would make the day go by faster. He was a great guy who will be missed. Prayers to your family during this time.

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