Reginald PERCY

PERCY, Reginald Franklin Nov. 19, 1917 – Aug. 13, 2006 Reg was born near Balcarres, Saskatchewan. He passed away August 13, 2006 in Strathmore, Alberta at the age of 88 years. Reg was the son of Chester Percy of Ontario and Violet Percy (nee Pinnegar) of Swindon, England. He grew up in Malahide, Ontario in the care of his paternal grandparents Franklin and Mary Percy. At the age of thirteen he worked for farmers in the surrounding area until he joined the army in the fall of 1941. Reg met Myfona Lewis in March 1942 while stationed in Edmonton, Alberta. They married August 3, 1942. He owned a painting business in Edmonton until 1956, when he along with Mona, three children, a dog, a cat and a truck load of furniture left Edmonton to farm in the Lousana area. They retired to Red Deer in 1981 and then moved to Strathmore in 1993. He leaves to mourn his passing: daughter Margaret (Karl) Reinhardt; granddaughter Laura (Brad) Fulton; great grandson Zachary; grandson Darren (Audra) Reinhardt; great granddaughter Mikayla and great grandson Thomas; daughter-in-law Jean (Ellis) Percy, grandson Lucas (Gillian) Percy; great granddaughter Helen Percy; grandson Ryan (Amanda) Percy; daughter Elleanor (Ron) Reinhardt; granddaughter Lenora (John) Tishauser; great grandson Kyle; great granddaughter Alysa; grandson Jason Reinhardt; granddaughter Candace (Greg) Appleyard; great granddaughter Alexis and great grandson Ty; sister-in-law Gwyneth (Gordon) Taylor; sister-in-law Diane (Maurice) Lewis; niece Gayle (Glen Woollard); nephew Miles (Becky) Lewis and niece Wendy (Rob) Glover. Reg was predeceased by his son Ellis and his wife Mona. Thank you to Dr. Ben Sader and the nurses and staff of the Strathmore Hospital for their compassionate care. Private family services will be held at a later date. Interment Strathmore Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made directly to Strathmore Palliative Care Unit (200 Brent Blvd., Strathmore T1P 1J9). WHEATLAND FUNERAL HOME LTD. (Strathmore) in care of arrangements. 934-5666