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Gregory Ernest Wyke

Gregory Ernest Wyke, 46, of Chapel Hill, formerly of Hayesville, passed away suddenly from a prolonged illness on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 at his home. 

Gregory was born Aug. 31, 1972 in Hiawassee, Ga. to Ernest Ray Wyke and Nancy Dills Wyke. A graduate of Hayesville high school, Greg obtained a Bachelors degree in Cosmetology and became the owner and operator of "The Salon" in Chapel Hill. Greg accomplished many things in his life, he was a successful business owner, he traveled abroad and ran marathon races. He was well loved and will be greatly missed by his family, and many clients and friends. 

Greg was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Andrew and Edna Wyke, and maternal grandparents, Larry and Hazel Dills. 

Survivors include his parents, Ernest and Nancy Wyke, sister, Theresa Chamer, several aunts, uncles and cousins and his beloved dog, Buddy. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Cochran Funeral Home with the Rev. Aud Brown and Rev. Robbie Moss officiating. Interment will follow in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Phillip McCray, Daniel Wyke, Dale Scroggs, Bobby Shook, Glenn Matheson, and Chris Chamer. Honorary pallbearer will be Kevin Brown. 

The family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy. 

Arrangements entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy: www.cochranfuneralhomes.com. 

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997