Reginald Irvin Moncur
May 24, 1927 ‒ October 20, 2017
Reginald Irvin Moncur, 90, of Delaware passed away Friday morning, October 20, 2017 at the Ohio Living Sarah Moore Home.
He was born May 24, 1927 in Akron, Ohio to the late Reginald Moncur and Rose (Gardner) Moncur. He was a graduate of Willis High School in 1945, where he played and lettered in basketball and track. He went on to receive a degree in Accounting from the Ohio State University. He also proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy during World War II.
He predominately worked in the dairy business starting out at Deerlick Dairy (Delaware, Ohio), moving to Maplehurst Dairy (Indianapolis, Indiana) and then on to Borden’s Dairy (Cicero, Illinois). Later, he owned and operated Willow Farms Dairy (Rosemont, Illinois).
Reg gave back to the community by participating in the Boys Scouts of America, the Jaycees where he was the recipient of the “Distinguished Service Award”, the Kiwanis Club where he was the recipient of the “Citizen of the Month”, Delaware County United Community Fund, American Legion, Senior Center, and the Council for Older Adults. In his spare time, he enjoyed mowing grass, fishing and golfing.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Amy (Don) Langford, Tamson “Tammy” Bartlett, and Reg (Maria) Moncur, all of Chicago, Illinois; 4 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Reginald was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years Phyllis Anne Wilson Moncur, grandson Donovan Langford and his sister Shirley Crumb.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9:00 am until time of services at 10:00 am at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William St.), Delaware. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery with military honors provided by the Delaware County Veterans Association.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Boys Scouts of America.
The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve this veteran and his family.
To share a fond memory of Reginald or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com