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Lee C. Reagle

Lee C. Reagle

1938-2005

A memorial service for former Meeker resident Lee C. Reagle will be held Wednesday, June 8, 2005 at 11 a.m. at Cochran Memorial Chapel in Meeker. A private family inurnment service will follow later in the afternoon. Lee passed away at his home in Montrose on Saturday, December 11, 2004, at the age of 66.

Lee Calvin Reagle was born May 7, 1938 in Meeker, the son of Lee and Pearl M. (Barnard) Reagle. He received his education in Meeker, having graduated from Meeker High School.

Lee joined the United States Army and proudly served his country with overseas duty in Germany from 1956 to 1958. After the service, his career included building power lines for Moon Lake Electric in Vernal, Utah, then he moved to Denver and joined the Colorado State Patrol. From Denver, he moved back to Craig and continued his work with the state patrol dispatch center.

Lee later moved to Las Vegas and worked for the Department of Energy and Department of Defense at the Nevada Nuclear test site until his retirement, when he moved to Montrose. During his working years, Lee also raised his family. He loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting. He loved music, Western movies and books. He was a member of the Elks Lodge.

Survivors include his mother, Pearl Reagle of Montrose; one son, Lance Reagle and his wife, Mary, of Missoula; Mont., one daughter, Tracie Lou Giroux of Virginia; and two grandchildren, Nic and Megan Giroux.

In the early 1980s, Lee married Onita Beckman, who preceded him in death. His father also preceded him in death.