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Gregory Jarrett House

Gregory “Greg” Jarrett House, age 24, of Opp, Alabama went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 8, 2024. He was born on March 30, 1999 in Andalusia, Alabama. He was the son of Dawn (Danny) Dorrill and Jeremy (Donna) House. Greg was a 2017 honor graduate of Opp High School and went on to graduate from Auburn University in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology.

Throughout his life, Greg was involved in many different areas. He excelled at any sport he played whether it was football, basketball, or baseball- but his favorite was playing basketball with his three brothers.

Greg also served as a PV2 in the Army National Guard from 2017-2023 and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal as well as an Army Service Ribbon. He had been employed with the Troy Fire Department since May 2022 and worked as a Firefighter EMT. Greg loved working out & doing CrossFit, and even had an internship with the Troy Athletic Department.

Of all these things, there was nothing Greg loved more than spending time with his family. Even with his busy schedule, he made the time to be at family gatherings, birthdays, and holidays. He centered his life around his family. Greg had many nicknames, some of the favorites being “Fathead”, “DOC”, “Brick” and “Brickhouse”.

Greg is survived by his parents, Dawn Lewallen Dorrill & Danny Jo, and Jeremy House & Donna; brothers, Brandon House & wife, Katie, Bradley Dorrill & wife, Casey, and Brett Dorrill; sister Amber House; grandparents, Patricia & Robert House, and Eileen & Brad Martin; nephew & nieces, Chip Tyler House and Sky & Layla; aunt, Tammy Farmer & husband, Derek; along with numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jewel Dean Dorrill, and Linda Gayle & Jimmie Doyle Hyde; and great-grandmother, Essie Lou Powell.

Funeral services for Mr. Gregory “Greg” Jarrett House will be held at 11:00 am Monday, January 15, 2024 from Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Oakey Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday afternoon from 4 until 7 at Wyatt Funeral Home. Slade Wicker will be officiating with Brandon House, Bradley Dorrill, Brett Dorrill, Orlando Lacey, Shawn Brantley and Austin McCart serving as pallbearers. Troy Fire Department will serve as honorary pallbearers.

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