PASO ROBLES, Calif. — Gregory K. Voboril, 59, of Paso Robles, California, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at French Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, California.
A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus. Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery in Columbus.
Greg was born to James and LaVina Voboril in Omaha on Nov. 20, 1957. Greg attended St. Anthony's School and Scotus Central Catholic High School. Greg received his electrical engineering degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Greg married Linda Johnson in 1978. Together they had Stu, born in Lincoln, and Amy, born in Omaha. In California he met is second wife Patti and they were married in December 1994, gaining two stepchildren Holly and James. Greg worked for Nebraska Public Power District, Omaha Public Power District and Arizona Power Service, and was a contractor at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in California. Using his expertise in the nuclear power industry, he started his own company, Advanced Application and Technical Services, Inc. (AATS), a successful nuclear engineering consulting company.
Greg enjoyed playing golf, even trying out for the Senior PGA Tour. His favorite course was Hunter Ranch in Paso Robles. He had an incredible passion for music, playing keyboards in countless bands throughout his life. He was an avid runner, completing a marathon in 2008. He loved traveling, usually to see family in Nebraska, Maui, Washington, D.C., St. Louis and his favorite spot, Yosemite National Park. He loved Husker football and could often be found at Memorial Stadium on game day. Greg enjoyed seeing his children and grandchildren the most.
Greg is survived by his wife Patti of Paso Robles, California; children Stuart (Becky) Voboril of Alexandria, Virginia, Amy (Paul) Kohlhepp of Maui, Hawaii, Holly (Sean) Anderson of Windsor, California, and James Henderson of San Luis Obispo, California; grandchildren Ethan and Finn Voboril, Annette Kohlhepp and Sierra, Brandon and Peyton Anderson; sisters Linda (Bill) Kosch of Lincoln and Colleen Milligan of Cayucos, California; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Greg was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be directed to St. Anthony Church or Scotus Central Catholic High School.
Condolences may be left at www.mckownfuneralhome.com.