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Howard "Butch" Reece Jr.

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Howard "Butch" Reece, Jr.

Asheville - Howard "Butch" Reece, Jr., 69, of Asheville, died on Monday, February 5, 2018, at his residence.

Butch was a son of the late Myrtle Murrell and Howard V. Reece, Sr.

Mr. Reece proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Fox Reece; children, Nicole Gardner (Scott), Heather Reece Jackson (Lee), Chantrey Reece (Crystal), and Aaron Reece (Julie); 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister; and three brothers.

The funeral service for Mr. Reece will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. Interment with military honors will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

His family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday evening at the funeral home.

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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Feb. 8, 2018
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