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Gregory Buergler

April 5, 1964 — February 24, 2024

Franklin

Gregory Joseph Buergler 

Franklin, TN – Gregory (Greg) Joseph Buergler passed away on February 24, 2024 after a long, hard courageous battle with cancer. 

Greg was born on April 5, 1964 in St. Louis, Missouri; he was the youngest of 5 children, son of Bernice and the late Joe Buergler. 

Survived by his loving wife Tammy Buergler Hennessy; two stepchildren Sydney and Hunter Hennessy, two sons Greg (Mabelle), 2 grandsons (James & Pio Frances), Joe; siblings Joe, Tom (Patty), David (Claudia); Theresa (Bill); along with 32 nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. 

Greg had a passion for sports that lasted his entire life. He played soccer at a competitive level in high school (DeSmet Jesuit High School) and college (Rockhurst University). After graduation, Greg continued to coach soccer for boys and girls of all ages and skill sets. He had an amazing insight to the game and was very proud of his winning records and the relationships he was able to build with his teams. Greg was a lifetime St. Louis Cardinal fan and St. Louis Blues fan. 

In his spare time, Greg enjoyed cooking and grilling. He would spend his weekends shopping and cooking for his family. Nothing made him happier than people enjoying his amazing food. He loved to travel and we would spend our vacations at the beach. Texting with his mom everyday brought him so many smiles and joy. 

Greg had a long accomplished career working at Tropicana, PepsiCo and most recently Academy Sports. While at PepsiCo he was awarded the Presidents Ring of Honor. He was a very hard working and loyal employee. 

A celebration of life will at be held on Thursday, March 7th at Harpeth Hills, 9090 Highway 100 in Nashville from 12:00 – 3:00 pm. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Association or Hospice.

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, March 7, 2024

12:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Harpeth Hills Memory Garden, Funeral Home, & Cremation Center

9090 TN-100, Nashville, TN 37221

Will be held at the Pavilion of Harpeth Hills Funeral Home.

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