Life Story for
Leroy E. Reigle
Leroy E. Reigle, 89, of Bellevue, passed away Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at Bell Mountain Village in Bellevue.
He was born Aug. 16, 1928, in San Francisco, Calif., where he was raised. Leroy served his country during the Korean War in the Army. Following an honorable discharge, he married Edith May Buller on April 18, 1953, in San Francisco on the anniversary of the great San Francisco earthquake! They made their home in San Francisco, where together they raised three children.
Most of Leroy’s working years were spent in the auto industry, including time at dealerships, parts departments and service stations. He even worked for Lockheed for a short while. Leroy loved boating, waterskiing and camping. He was a member of the B.P.O.E Elks fraternity.
For the last two years of his life, it was great to be close to family. He was loved by his friends at Bell Mountain and his family, and he will be dearly missed.
Leroy is survived by his children, Michael (Irma) Reigle of Hailey, Janet (Marcus) Pomeroy of Seattle and Cathy Reigle of Phoenix. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Jonathan, Yisel, Neftali, Kristen, Marcus, Kimberly, Erin and Brian. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith May Reigl