Much loved father and grandfather, was born September 9, 1931 in Rossland, BC. He passed away November 25, 2012 in Maple Ridge, BC due to complications of cancer.
Reg spent the greater part of his life in the Kootenays. In his youth he enjoyed playing competitive hockey and lacrosse in Trail. Reg spent many years in the automotive industry, the majority of which were with the family business “East Trail Motors”. He was an avid and passionate aviator, a founding member of the Trail Flying Club and later, a director with the Abbotsford Air Show. Reg also loved to dance and was a member of many of the local service clubs. He retired to the lower mainland in 1985 where he enjoyed swimming, square dancing and a lot of golf.
Reg was predeceased by his mother & father (Mary & Michael), sister (Eileen), brother (Herbie), oldest son, Martin and nephew (Bobby). He is survived by son Howard (Patti) and daughter Susan (Mike), 4 grandchildren (Dennis, Jaime, McKenzie and Chad) and 5 great grandchildren ( Linc, Taylor, Adysson, Mace and Piper).
At Reg’s request, no service was held.
“The engine is the heart of an airplane, but the pilot is its soul…” Walter Raleigh.