JAMES REESE(1937 - 2013)

James "Concrete Wayne" Reese, age 75, a 30+ year resident of Fort Mohave, Ariz. passed away on Wednesday January 30, 2013 after a brief illness.

He was born on September 25,1937 in Torrance, Calif. and moved to Arizona in the late 1970's.

Wayne served three years in the U.S. Navy and worked in the construction field after his discharge. A member of the Operating Engineers Union, he specialized in custom concrete work. His nickname "Concrete Wayne" came along during the 30+ years and countless concrete jobs he completed in the Mohave Valley.

He is survived by the love of his life, Margie; his daughter, Valorie and her three children; and four sisters. Wayne and Margie also shared a large and loving extended family which includes 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Published in Mohave Daily News Online from Feb. 17 to Feb. 24, 2013