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.
The online register and the full obituary are available at www.grocefuneralhome.com
Published by Asheville Citizen-Times on Feb. 8, 2018.