Roland T. Reese

Reese, Roland T. 67, died on Friday, November 23, 2012, with his family by his side. He was born on April 25, 1945, in St. Louis, MO. Roland attended school in the City of St. Louis and Kirkwood. After graduating from Kirkwood High School, he joined the US Marine Corps and was stationed in Vietnam. After his discharge from the military, he attended Washington University and received a degree in Engineering. Roland worked for the Chrysler Corporation and retired from Chrysler after 30+ years. Roland loved sports and enjoyed watching football and basketball. He coached for many years for the Kirkwood Track and Field Association. He was united in marriage to Wanda Glover and from this union two wonderful children were born; Phaedra and Roland Jr. Roland was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. He is survived by his daughter Phaedra and son Roland Jr., both of St. Louis, other relatives and a host of friends. Services: Visitation will be held at Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Road, Kirkwood, MO on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 4-7 pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Mathews-Dickey Boys' and Girls' Club.

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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Nov. 29, 2012