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Kevin Gresham

A private family service will be held for greyhound trainer and breeder Kevin Joel Gresham, 62, Durham, who died Thursday at Hillsboro Community Hospital.

He was born March 27, 1955, to Chester and Helen (Kennedy) Gresham in Emporia. He married Javonni Sparlin on May 31, 1974, at Maize. He owned and operated Gresham’s Greyhound Farm.

Survivors include wife Javonni Gresham of Durham; son Chet Odie Gresham of Austin, Texas; brothers Mike of Helena, Montana; Steven of Alabama; Pat of Wichita; and Jeff of Sedgwick; and a granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Marlin.

Last modified Aug. 31, 2017