Gregory graduated from Eureka High School and continued his education at Northwest Missouri State University, earning his Masters in Education. Gregory was hired at the Platte County High School, where he taught and coached baseball and football. He was a dedicated teacher, baseball and football coach and born leader. He was inducted into Missouri Sports Hall of Fame and the Platte County High School Hall of Fame. Gregory also took his teams to 3 State Football Championships and 1 State Baseball Championship.
Greg never met a stranger. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and was always the life of the party. He also enjoyed boating, golfing, listening to 810 sports, playing music at all hours of the day and night (his best friend was Amazon Alexa), enjoyed entertaining and smoking meats, watching competitive sports, AGT, Law and Order. He had a huge heart and cared for each and everyone of us.
He is survived by his mother, Patricia McEntee; his wife, Cynthia Sue Jaros; 4 children: Todd Jaros (Megan) of Platte City, MO; Nicholas Jaros (Kristi) of Olathe, KS; Nicki Trautloff (Steven) of Atchison, KS and Sean Schmidt (Paige) of Atchison, KS; ten grandchildren: Campbell, Cooper, Rennik, Corbin, Max, Ethan, Griffin, Graycen, Alexis and Jackson; three siblings: Keith Jaros (Becky) of St. Louis, MO; Patrick Jaros of St. Louis, MO; and David Jaros (Tammy) of St. Louis, MO; He was preceded in death by his father, late wife, Cheryl Jaros; a brother Roger Jaros, and grandson Landon Jaros
A Funeral Service celebrating Greg’s life will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 20, 2022, at the First Baptist Church of Platte City, 17385 MO-371 Platte City, MO 64079. No Formal visitation will be held. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions are suggested to Landon’s Legacy Charitable Foundation at landonslegcyfoundation.com. Landon’s Legacy (landonslegacyfoundation.com).