Ronald Regan

Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, July 6, 2023
Lind Funeral Home, Inc.
805 W. Third Street
Jamestown, New York, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, July 7, 2023
Lind Funeral Home
805 W. Third Street
Jamestown, New York, United States

Obituary of Ronald E. Regan

Ronald E. Regan, 79, of Bemus Point, NY, passed peacefully Friday evening, June 30, 2023 in his home, with family at his side. He was born Nov. 9, 1943 in Potsdam, NY, a son of the late Emmett and Bernice Breaky Regan, and earned his bachelor's degree in forestry at Paul Smith's College and Master's degree in Christian Family and Marriage Counseling from Andersonville Baptist Seminary. He came to the area as a foreman on the Brooklyn Square project. Other employment included Forecon, and Universal Mining. He later retired following a number of years as a family service worker with the Gustavus Adolphus Home at LSS. Ron was a member of the Bemus Point Volunteer Fire Dept. where he was one of the first five EMT's. He had also been a member of the Bemus Point United Methodist Church. He was a great fan of baseball, having played in high school, college and minor league. His interests included photography, fishing, golfing, woodworking, gardening and bird watching. Surviving is his wife, Kathie Langebartel Regan whom he married Nov. 11, 1983; four children: Michelle Peterson of Jacksonville, FL, Mary Knight (Alan Lockley) of Garland, TX, Scott Regan (Tammy Horton) of Ogdensburg, NY, and Shannon Lockwood (Jason) of Bemus Point; ten grandchildren: Lynn and Nicole Smith, Heather Peterson; Amanda Clark, James Phipps; Zack, Haley and Hayden Regan; Joshua and Megan Lockwood; and four great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a sister, Norma Murray (George) and three brothers, Gary Regan (Linda), Phil Regan (Linda) and Steve Regan (Jerrine). In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter and two infant grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 7th in the Lind Funeral Home. Pastor David McCarthy will officiate. Burial will be in the Bemus Point Cemetery. Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the Bemus Point Volunteer Fire Dept., 13 Alburtus Ave., Bemus Point 14712; or Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.
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