William Edward Reese
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age 81, of Louisville went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. He was born Nov. 16, 1930 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late John and Mary Margaret (Hunt) Reese. Bill was a Korean War Veteran - A Chosin Reservoir Survivor. He received both the Silver Star and a Purple Heart for his service as a Navy corpsman, serving with the Marines. He retired from Ohio Power after 38 years of service. He was a 50 yr member of the Julliard Masonic Lodge #460 F & AM and Scottish Rite Valley of Canton.
Bill is survived by his wife of 61 years, June (Henkelmann) Reese, his son, David (Rama) Reese of Uniontown, daughter, Janet (David) Hopkins of Louisville, three grandsons, Aaron and Adam Reese and Andrew Hopkins, granddaughter, Julie Hopkins and three sisters.
A memorial service for Bill will be 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23, with masonic services to follow at 10:30 a.m. in the Stier-Israel Funeral Home of Louisville. In Lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Aultman Compassionate Care.
Stier-Israel Funeral Home
& Cremation Service 330-875-1414
Published in The Repository on Nov. 18, 2012