James Rex Reese
Nov. 5, 1933 - July 1, 2014
Resident of Concord
Jim was born in Elk Grove to Wallace M. and Rowena (Charlesworth) Reese and grew up in Sacramento. He received his degree in Finance from UCLA
. Jim spent his entire career in banking, which included transferring his family to London, England. Jim retired in 1992. Throughout his life he enjoyed traveling, theatre, music, and tennis. He was a long standing member of ACT, B Street Theatre, Concord Embassador's Club, and the Pasadena Playhouse. Jim was a devoted family man and friend to all who knew him. Jim is survived by his children Kimberlee Aulich of Concord, CA, Sean Reese of Fayetteville, NC, Kate Cookson of San Jose, CA, and Patrick Reese of Clayton CA; sister, Joanne Kline; eleven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Jim was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Georgia Lee (Niemeyer) Reese in 2001.
A Memorial Service will be held: Tues. July 8, 2014 at 2:00pm at Oakmont Memorial Park, Lafayette, CA.
Memorial donations in James's memory may be made to: The American Lung Cancer Society.