Loyal C. Reger

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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

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