Kendrick Malik Gregory, 30, died Monday, March 23, 2020 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. He was born June 18, 1989 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin the son of Kenneth Talbert and Hameda Gregory.
Kendrick grew up in Milwaukee as a young child. He moved with his family to England, Arkansas in 1999 where he continued his schooling and graduated from England High School in 2007. Kendrick then served in the United States Air Force from 2008 to 2011. On April 17, 2010, he married Ashley Jones in Omaha, Nebraska. Kendrick lived in Bellevue, Nebraska for a short time before moving to Springdale Arkansas. He later moved to Garden City, Kansas in 2014 where he has lived since. Kendrick has worked for Phoenix Restoration, DLP, and currently working in maintenance at Tyson. Kendrick enjoyed sports, working out, playing rugby, coaching soccer and basketball, playing video games, dancing, and he was an avid fan of the Minnesota Vikings.
Survivors include his companion Erika Tamayo of Garden City; three children Gia Walker of England, Arkansas, Taleya Gregory of Omaha, Nebraska, & Malik Gregory of Garden City, Kansas; his mother Hameda Harris of Jonesboro, Arkansas; his father and step-mother Kenneth & Charice Talbert of Atlanta, Georgia; a step-father Ignatius Griffin, Sr. of California; two brothers Ignatius Griffin II of Jonesboro, Arkansas and Oljuwon Jones of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and four sisters Tahirah Griffin of Tempe, Arizona Tameika Evans of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Melissa Talbert of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Kendall Campbell of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Kendrick is preceded in death by a step-father Leviorn Harris.
Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday all at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Little Rock National Cemetery in Little Rock, Arkansas. The family suggests memorials given to the YMCA in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City.