Bob Reagan



Bob Reagan, 83, of Pensacola, Fla., passed away Aug. 31, 2023, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born June 7, 1940, to Herman and Gazelle Reagan in Gastonia, N.C.

He lived in North Carolina until he was 14. He moved to Missouri in 1954 and stayed for 32 years before moving to his Pensacola home in 1986 with his beloved wife Ann, where they enjoyed having family and friends come to visit. Bob enjoyed many interesting hobbies over the years, including golf, driving stock cars, watching NASCAR, hanging out on the deck, grilling, listening and playing real country music. Bob was a member of Pensacola Moose Lodge #557, Pensacola, Fla., and Easter Lodge #575 AF&AM St. Clair. Bob retired from Pacer Industries after 42 years of service as the purchasing manager in 2001. He will be remembered for his steady hand, acerbic wit, love for his family, and famous Thanksgiving smoked turkey.

He was preceded in death by father, Herman  Reagan; mother, Gazelle Gay; stepfather, Bob Gay; and grandchild, Larry Saling Jr.

Bob is survived by wife of 46 years, Ann Reagan; children, Barb Laberer (David), Diane Reagan, and Rob Reagan; stepchildren, John Behrens (Tracy), and Julie Taylor (Randy); grandchildren, Aaron Reagan (Amanda), Rachel Reagan, Joshua Reagan, Michael Reagan, Michelle Laberer, John Behrens (Melanie), Gene Behrens, Drake Taylor, Logan Taylor, and C. Noel Taylor; and many great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life was held at Pensacola Moose Lodge 575, Pensacola, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 6.

Another Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m. at White Mule Winery near Owensville.