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Loyal William Applegate

Selbyville - Loyal William Applegate, age 81, of Selbyville, DE passed away on December 16th, 2017 at Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehab, Millsboro, DE. Born in Toms River and formerly of Forked River, he moved to Selbyville in 2003. Loyal was a Clammer, Fisher and one-time Captain of his own charter fishing boat. He had worked for the Ocean County Road Department, before retiring as a Bus Driver from the Berkeley Township School district in 1995. Loyal also enjoyed target shooting with the Manchester Township F.O.P., landscaping and carpentry.

Mr. Applegate was predeceased by his wife of 37 years, Anna May in 1999 and his father Loyal B. in 1970. Surviving are his mother Florence Schultz, six children, Suzanne Christensen and her husband Dennis, Joan Montana and her husband Joe, Anna May Diamond, Florence E. Walls and her husband Mike, Franklin and his wife Barbara, and Dianne DiBona. Also surviving are many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

A Viewing will be held on Wednesday December 27th, 2017 from 11am until the time of the service at 1pm at Riggs Funeral Home, 130 North Main Street, Forked River, NJ 08731, and interment will follow in Good Luck Cemetery, Lanoka Harbor. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the , 1160 US 22, Suite #103, Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807-2931 in Loyal's memory.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 24, 2017
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