DALZELL - Reginald Edward Bouyea, 82, husband of June Marie LaBombard Bouyea, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born in Plattsburgh, New York, he was a son of the late Edward Bouyea and the late Eliza Rougier Bouyea.

Mr. Bouyea was a retired U.S. Air Force veteran of Vietnam.

Surviving are his wife of Dalzell; two sons, Mickey Bouyea (Teresa) of Columbia and Johnny Lee Bouyea (Beth) of Sumter; a daughter, Marie Blair (Craig) of Dalzell; a sister, Arlene Gosnell of Plattsburgh, New York; an adopted daughter, Teresa Marrette of Dalzell; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a son, Carmen J. Bouyea.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Sumter First Church of God with the Rev. Ron Bower officiating.

Burial with military honors will be in the Sumter Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and other times at the home, 4190 Brabham Drive, Dalzell.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be sent to

Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad St., Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.