January 4, 1935 - August 5, 2017
Paul E. Reese, 82 of Cable, Ohio went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 5, 2017 in his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born January 4, 1935 in Oak Hill, Ohio the son of Chester and Goldie (Crabtree) Reese. Paul was a devoted and faithful member of the Mechanicsburg Freewill Baptist Church and loved his church family. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, guitar, football and gardening, he especially enjoyed listening to his grandchildren sing and play worship music, he also loved attending his grandsons football games.
He is survived by his wife, Meda Mae (Blanton) Reese; his daughters, Paula (Gary) Elliott and Penny (Roger) Elliott; 4 grandchildren, Evan (Hannah), Ashley (fiance Bob), Marcus (fiance Trisha) and Ethan Elliott; sister, Wanda (Harold) Burgess; brother and sister-in-law’s, Phyllis Reese, Marie Spradlin, Curtis Blanton, Calvin Blanton, Calahan Blanton, Carmine Blanton, Mavis Burton and Mamie Adkins as well as several nieces, nephews and special friends.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, John, Edwin, Denver, Weldon Reese; sisters, Helen Leonard, Melba Herbert and Madeline White.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, August 10, 2017 in the funeral home with Pastor Jesse Walters officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mechanicsburg Free Will Baptist Church, 45 Oakland St., Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
Meda, Paula and Penny – I’m so sorry I’m out of town for work and can’t be there with you. Know that I am thinking of you all.
Sending warm thoughts and prayers to Paula and her family during this difficult time. May the Lord surround you in the loss of your loved one.