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Ronald "Ron" Reese

1945 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Ronald "Ron" Reese Obituary
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ODESSA Ronald "Ron" Reese, 68, of Odessa, passed away Monday, May 12, 2014, at Medical Center Hospital. He was born November 25, 1945, in Lubbock, TX. He graduated from Odessa High School in 1964. He attended Odessa College and received his commission as a Law Enforcement Officer. He married Linda Jean Clark March 25, 1966, in Odessa. He served in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam era. He was owner of Reese Coffee Service. He was former Stallion Manager for Winnermaker Farms, Graham Farms & McDonald Equine & Veterinary Hospital. He was owner of West Texas Concealed Handguns. He had worked as a Medical Examiner Investigator & Director of Security for Medical Center Hospital and retired in 2008. He was a member of the Odessa Jaycees and was named Outstanding Young Man. He was a past Hunter Education Instructor, personal protection, pistol, rifle & shotgun instructor. He graduated "Top Gun" in the law enforcement Academy. He was a Commissioned Law Enforcement Officer. He obtained his private pilot's license, numerous scuba diving certifications, he was an avid fisherman, loved the ocean and travel. He was a member of the Odessa Chuck Wagon Gang, Odessa Chamber of Commerce and National Rifle Association.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Willard & Louise (Bell) Reese, and brother, Ed Reese. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda Jean Reese of Odessa; daughters, Mylinda Jo Allen of Odessa, Lori Rae Wagner & husband Randy of Odessa; mother-in-law, Mary Jo Briley of Odessa; (4) grandchildren, Holden Allen & wife Jordan, Micheal Allen, Caden Tucker, Briley Tucker; great-grandson, Harrell Allen; brother, Larry Reese & wife Jennifer of Red Oak, TX; and his faithful four legged companion, Blue.
A visitation will be held 6-8 pm Friday, May 16, 2014, at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bob Thayer officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Special thanks to Dr. Abdul Kadir, Dr. Darrell Parsons, Dr. Sudhir Amaram, Manuel Rios & all the Star Hospice Staff, Dr. Chau Le & staff, Nurses on 9th floor of Medical Center Hospital, his care providers Glory, Suylema and Sandy for the love, compassion and care given to Ron.
Services entrusted to Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
Published in Odessa American on May 16, 2014
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