The Obit For William Regan

WILLIAM C. REGAN 1923-2008

Pensacola News Journal (FL) - May 14, 2008

William C. Regan, age 84, of Pensacola passed away Monday, May 12, 2008 at a local hospital. Mr. Regan was a graduate of Tate High School and served in the United States Army and was a veteran of World War II.

He played professional baseball in a New York Yankee organization and also played for the Pensacola Flyers baseball team. He was employed with Gulf Power as a lineman for 34 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who especially enjoyed hunting and fishing on Eglin Field.

Preceding him in death were his parents; Bruce and Esther Regan and his brother; O.V. Regan. Survivors include his wife of 65 years; Thora E. Regan, his five children; Judy Regan, Susie (Chuck) Messick, Katie (Buddy) O'Quinn, Cathy (Terry) Anderson and Shirley (Calvin) Caro, his grandchildren; Jason, Christy (Jesse), Mickey (Emily), Justin (Theresa), Kate (Brandon), Keith (Reigan), Rachel (Bryan), Terry, Jr., Cliff (Kristin), Chad (Crystal), Mary Ellen (Chase) and 14
great-grandchildren, whom he adored, and they will miss their special times with Pe-paw; and his sister, Eunice Weaver.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, May 15, 2008 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North-Cantonment with Rev. Drayton Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Pensacola Memorial Gardens. Serving, as pallbearers will be his grandsons.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Faith Chapel Funeral Home North 1000 Highway 29 South Cantonment is in charge of arrangements.