Gregory Binion


Gregory Binion was born January 9,1955 in Columbus Ohio to the late William Binion and Lilian Binion-Johnson. He was escorted to heaven by the angels on December 6, 2020.

Gregory attended Columbus Public Schools and was a graduate of South High School. He was a triathlete and excelled in basketball, football and baseball which landed him a full ride scholarship to The University of Cincinnati. He was an employee at The Right Touch cleaning service as well as a chemical dependency counselor at Mary Haven.

Gregory was proceeded in death by his parents, William Binion and Lilian Binion–Johnson, and brother, Waymon Johnson.

Gregory leaves to cherish his memory, children, Myron (Curtis) Jackson-Young, Darrell Finch, Nakia Thrweatt, Maisha Blalock, Gregory (Bookum) Thomas, and Gianna Binion; sisters Ommie L. Binion and Louise Johnson; brothers, Edward K. (Tanya) Binion and Theolonius Johnson all of Columbus Ohio, 16 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces nephews, other relatives and friends.

Public Viewing 1:00 PM followed by a Private Visitation 2:00 PM and Private Funeral Service 3:00 PM Saturday, December 19, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave.


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Condolence Messages

  1. From the class of 73 we send our condolences and prayers. Greg was a great athlete and loyal Bulldog. Bulldogs for Life.

  2. South High School Alumni Association

    The South High School Alumni Association and its Board of Directors want to express our sympathy and send condolences at the death of your loved one. Our entire South High School family is diminished by his passing.

  3. From the Class of “73” I send my prayers and comfort to the Family of Greg. May you rest in peace Greg! GODSPEED

  4. Dear Nakia and family of Greg we were so sorry to hear about Greg .please know that our hearts go out to you all. Take comfort in your precious memories and the hope found at John 5:28,29….’will hear his voice and come out’ the resurrection. Love Ronnie,Bebe,Monnett,Kim,Christina,and Gina

  5. I send my prayers, love and condolences to the Binion family. May God continue to comfort and keep you now and forever more.

  6. Keith I am saddened to hear about your loss of your brother. What a great spirit he had. Great photos of his life and his love of family May God comfort you during this painful time.

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