Volume 51, Number 42

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 16, 2014

Obituaries

William James Reagon
October 14, 1921 - February 14, 2009

MUNCIE, IN--William James Reagon, 87, of Muncie, IN went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 14, 2009. He was born on October 14, 1921 in Fentress County, the son of William James and Esther (Tompkins) Reagon. On March 5, 1942 in Muncie, In. he married Christine Norris. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in England from 1942-1946 during WWII.
He previously worked for Ball Brothers. He and his wife also enjoyed construction and built several homes in southwest Delaware County. He owned and operated Reagon’s Sunoco and later Reagon’s Marathon.
William and his wife were two of the founders of United Christian Church on Eaton Ave – presently New Hope Nazarene. William devoted his life to his church. Recently he was honored by Liberty Village as a volunteer and was a faithful visitor to the sick and needy.
Surviving relatives include his loving wife of 66 years, Christine Reagon of Muncie, IN; two daughters, Judith Hahn (husband: Robert) and Anita Upchurch (husband: Sherman); foster son, Kevin Scott Kerr; granddaughter, Candice Denise Upchurch; grandson Aaron Gail Upchurch; two great-grandsons, Stevie Ray Hahn and Benjamin Thomas Upchurch, all of Muncie, IN; great-granddaughter, Hannahjo Upchurch; great-grandson, Caleb Owen Upchurch both of Shreveport, LA; several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers Delbert, Gilbert, Clinton and Joe Reagon; two sisters, Leta Huddleston and Nada Garrett, and one grandson, Robert Hahn, II.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Garden View Funeral Home 10501 North State Road 3 Muncie, In. Pastor Richard Veach officiated the service. Burial followed at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Muncie. Military final rites will be provided at the cemetery by the Delaware County Honor Guard. Memorial contributions can be made to the New Hope Nazarene church in Memory of William Reagon. If you would like to sign the online guest book and send condolences to the family, you may do so by visiting www.gardenviewandgardensofmemory.com

William James Reagon
October 14, 1921 - March 5, 1942

MUNCIE, IN--William James Reagon, 87, of Muncie, IN went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 14, 2009. He was born on October 14, 1921 in Fentress County, the son of William James and Esther (Tompkins) Reagon. On March 5, 1942 in Muncie, In. he married Christine Norris. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in England from 1942-1946 during WWII.
He previously worked for Ball Brothers. He and his wife also enjoyed construction and built several homes in southwest Delaware County. He owned and operated Reagon’s Sunoco and later Reagon’s Marathon.
William and his wife were two of the founders of United Christian Church on Eaton Ave – presently New Hope Nazarene. William devoted his life to his church. Recently he was honored by Liberty Village as a volunteer and was a faithful visitor to the sick and needy.
Surviving relatives include his loving wife of 66 years, Christine Reagon of Muncie, IN; two daughters, Judith Hahn (husband: Robert) and Anita Upchurch (husband: Sherman); foster son, Kevin Scott Kerr; granddaughter, Candice Denise Upchurch; grandson Aaron Gail Upchurch; two great-grandsons, Stevie Ray Hahn and Benjamin Thomas Upchurch, all of Muncie, IN; great-granddaughter, Hannahjo Upchurch; great-grandson, Caleb Owen Upchurch both of Shreveport, LA; several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers Delbert, Gilbert, Clinton and Joe Reagon; two sisters, Leta Huddleston and Nada Garrett, and one grandson, Robert Hahn, II.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Garden View Funeral Home 10501 North State Road 3 Muncie, In. Pastor Richard Veach officiated the service. Burial followed at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Muncie. Military final rites will be provided at the cemetery by the Delaware County Honor Guard. Memorial contributions can be made to the New Hope Nazarene church in Memory of William Reagon. If you would like to sign the online guest book and send condolences to the family, you may do so by visiting www.gardenviewandgardensofmemory.com

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