Gregg was the son of Willian M. and the late Alva Hope Gregg Spillane. Born on July 29, 1976, he was a lifetime resident of Spring Valley Subdivision. He graduated from Spring Valley High School and went on to receive his Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University of South Carolina.

In his earlier years, Gregg received the Sportsmanship award in the Coaches Pitch League of the Dentsville Youth Baseball League. He was also very active with the South Carolina Muscular Dystrophy Association, participating in the annual fundraisers, Jerry Lewis telethons and summer camps –all of which he loved. Gregg was named the Midlands Ambassador of the Year for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and represented them well.

His lifetime interests were all things wolves, talking and visiting with his friends and mastering online computer games. Gregg had an incredible sense of humor, was totally devoted to his family and a loyal fan of the Gamecocks. With extraordinary strength and grace, he valiantly overcame numerous obstacles posed by his muscular dystrophy condition. He was an inspiration to everyone who knew him, and was a true warrior.

Gregg was predeceased by his mother, Alva Hope Gregg Spillane. He is survived by his father, sister Elizabeth Page Fowler (Josh) of Knoxville, TN, brother Russell Wayne Brown (Jeanette) of Hanahan, SC, niece Alexis Marie Brown, nephews Joshua Blake Fowler and William Jeffrey Fowler, and faithful friend and care giver Sandra S. Fulton of Columbia, SC. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, and loved ones.

Friends can visit with the family on Monday, September 13, 2021 from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm at Shives Funeral Home on Trenholm Road Ext. A private family memorial service will be held in The Memorial Garden at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. The service shall be streamed live and viewable remotely by going to and visiting his tribute page.

Memorial donations can be made to the Spring Valley Presbyterian Church,125 Sparkleberry Ln., Columbia, SC, 29229, or the South Carolina Muscular Dystrophy Association, 121 Executive Center Dr., Ste# 138, Columbia, SC, 29210.

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