Gregory Carl Wind, Sr., 47, of Siloam Springs, AR, passed away Friday, June 12, 2009 at his home. Greg was born on May 12, 1962, in Buffalo, NY, a son of Anthony G. Wind, Jr. and Ruth V. (Brown) Wind of Arkansas. Greg was a self-employed finish carpenter and a chef. He enjoyed fishing, writing poetry, and animals. He was active in organizing events for the community and children while living in Carmel, NY. He was always there with a helping hand to see to the needs of others. He was an Army Veteran and a member of the Catholic Church. Survivors include his three sons, Gregory C. Wind Jr. and Anthony G. Wind both of Lagrangeville, NY, Keith A. Wind Catawba, of South Carolina, and his 3 grandchildren Sara Wind Catawba, Haley Wind Catawba, and Keith Wind Jr. Catawba, all from South Carolina.
Services were held on Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church at 11:00am. Father Jason Tyler officiated the service. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs.
Visitations were held at the funeral home on Monday, June 15, 2009, from 6pm to 9pm. Donations can be sent to Anthony Wind, 295 West Clove Mtn. Rd., Lagrangeville, NY 12540. A memorial service will also be held in Greg’s hometown of Lake Carmel, NY.