Loyal C. Reger
QUEEN ANNE — Loyal C. Reger of Queen Anne, MD, formerly of Denton, MD, died Friday, April 15, 2016, at The Pines Rehab in Easton, MD. He was 91 years old.
Born in Selbyville, WV, Mr. Reger was the son of the late Emery Clark Reger and Cordie Ethel Phipps Reger. He was a World War II US Navy veteran and served on the LST 242 in the Pacific Theater.
Loyal was a graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture and received his Master’s from the University of Maryland, College Park.
He moved to Denton in 1956 where he became the University of MD 4-H and Youth Extension Agent in Caroline County for 31 years, retiring in 1987. He and his wife belonged to St. Luke’s UMC but had moved to Queen Anne in 2001 where they attended the Hillsboro-Queen Anne United Methodist Church. Mr. Reger loved his family, enjoyed to travel, and was known for helping develop the Caroline County 4-H Park, his sense of humor and picking on those he loved and liked. He was a member of the Temple Lodge #128 A.F.&A.M., WVU Alumni Association, a 4-H All Star, and the Choptank Ruritan Club.
Mr. Reger is survived by his wife of 66 years, Tressie Louise Reger of Queen Anne; a daughter, Clara Beth Bramble and her husband David; a grandson, Spencer Loyal Bramble of Stillwater, OK; two sisters: Goldie Tinsley of Scott Depot, WV and Ada Tenney of Canal Fulton, OH; a sister-in-law, Mavedell Reger of Charlotte, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers: Waldo, Ernie, Guy Bernell, and Orvile Reger and three sisters: Genevieve Bunner, Madeline Hosaflook, and Maxine Sayre.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at the Moore Fu- neral Home, P.A., 12 S. Second Street in Denton where friends called from 6 until 8 on Wednesday evening where also a Masonic memorial service was held at 7 p.m. The interment was in the Denton Cemetery.
If friends wish to send memorial contributions, the family suggests sending them to The Choptank Ruritan Club for Youth Scholarships, P.O. Box 75, Denton MD 21629. moorefuneralhomepa.com.
LOYAL C. REGER