Clinton - Roy W. "Bubby" Riegel, Jr., 95, of Clinton, passed
away on Sunday, December, 15, 2013 at 4 p.m. at Liberty Village in
Roy was born on November 4, 1918,
in Bowling Green, MO, a son to Roy W. and Nellie B. (Griffith)
Riegel, Sr. He married Marie F. Lugering on November 4, 1941
in Palmyra, MO. She survives.
He is survived by his wife; three
sons, Melvin R. (Linda Sue) Riegel of Clinton, Gary J. (Trudi)
Riegel of Clinton and Michael B. (Susan) Riegel of Granite Bay, CA;
three daughters, Pat D. (Lance) Reece of Clinton, Sandi K. Wilson
of Fairfield, IA and Debi M. (Craig) Patrick of Bloomington; three
sisters and two brothers, ten grandchildren and ten great
Roy was preceded in death by his
parents, one granddaughter, two brothers and three sisters.
He was a member of St. John's
Catholic Church, The Knights of Columbus and American Legion all of
He was an avid golfer and enjoyed
golfing at Clinton Country Club. He was a St. Louis
Cardinal's fan and he enjoyed playing croquet with his
family. In his younger years, he enjoyed
He proudly served his country in
the United States Navy during WWII. He was in farm sales for
many years with Lindsey Brothers Company where he was recognized
for his superior sales and service on many occasions.
His Memorial Mass will be held on
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. John's Catholic
Church in Clinton with Rev. James P. Henning, OFM, Conv,
officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 am until the service on
Wednesday at the church. Military Funeral Honors will be
Cremation rites have been
accorded. Burial will be at a later date in Palmyra,
Memorials may be made to St. John's
Catholic Church in Clinton. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial
Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with
Online condolences may be sent to
the family at kiblerbradyruestman.com.
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