Gregory Wyke

    Gregory Ernest Wyke, 46, of Chapel Hill and formerly of Hayesville, passed away suddenly from a prolonged illness 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 bachelor’s 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 Cochran Funeral Home with the Revs. Aud Brown and 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 noon-2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy.
    Arrangements are entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy.
    You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at

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