Gregory Patrick Severns passed away on October 23, 2016 at the age of 49.Greg was born in Los Alamos, New Mexico in 1967 and raised in Durham, NC. He graduated from the Athenian School in Danville, CA and attended St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, NC. After college Greg resided in the San Francisco Bay area before making his home in North Carolina where he worked as a finish carpenter. Greg enjoyed traveling, sailing and cooking.Greg is survived by his: mother, Catherine Severns; father, Rudolf (Diana) Severns; brother, Christopher (Brenda) Severns; sister, Jennifer Severns Fox; aunt, Peggy Severns; sister-in-law, Shelley Severns; as well as loving nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. Greg is predeceased by his: brother, Matthew Severns; and uncles, Dennis and Bernard Fox. A Memorial Service for Greg will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. in the Duke University Chapel.