Delbert W. Riegle, age 94 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 6:40 PM Sunday November 25, 2018 at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. Delbert was born October 9, 1924 in Darke County Ohio and the son of the late Earl D. and Mertie L. (Williamson) Riegle.
He had retired in 1989 from the Dayton Power & Light Company where he had been employed for 34 years as a Lineman. Also he had farmed for 32 years in the Washington Township area.
Delbert was a Veteran of W.W. II serving in the U.S. Army and a member of the Trinity Wesleyan Church of Greenville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by Brothers Lawrence “L.D.” Riegle and Glen Riegle and Sisters Mary Burke, Bernice Gordon and Aileen Hughs.
Delbert is survived by his wife Lavona E. (Overholser) Riegle of Greenville. They were married February 14, 1948. Also children Daniel D. (Teresa) Riegle of Mattoon, Illinois, Susan E. Riegle of Greenville and Lori J. (Christopher) Delk of St. Louis, Missouri; 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday December 1, 2018 in the Trinity Wesleyan Church 1400 East Main Street Greenville, Ohio with Pastors Rick Kavanaugh and Wes Lynch co-officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery where Military Graveside Services will be conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio and on Saturday 1 hour prior to the services in the church.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the State of the Heart Care of Darke County, Ohio.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com