|Birth: ||Oct. 27, 1939|
|Death: ||Dec. 22, 2005|
Byron Lee Rees,66,a New Castle resident,died Thursday in his residence following a long illness.
He was born Oct.27,1939,in New Castle,a son of Glen Raymond and Beatrice (Wherly) Rees. Byron was a 1958 graduate of New Castle High School and a retired truck driver that had worked at several companies including New Castle Products.
Byron was a U.S. Air Force veteran,serving his country during the Viet Nam War as a truck driver with the 1405th Transportation Squadron.
He was a member of the New Lisbon Christian Church,loved sharing time with his family and enjoyed wood working.
Surviving are his wife,Betty Dudley Rees. They were married on Sept.25,1960;five sons,Martin L. (wife:Mitzie)Rees,Michael L.(fiance:Misty)Rees, James E.(wife:Gemma)Rees and Jeffrey L.(wife:Marsha)Rees all of New Castle, and David A. (wife:Stephanie)Rees of Losantsville;his mother, Beatrice O.Jones of New Castle;ten grandchildren; six great grandchildren;five step-grandchildren; a brother,Raymond Rees of New Castle;a half-brother and two half-sisters;several nieces,nephew, and cousins.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Macer-Hall Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary McCutchen officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery. Military services will be conducted by the V.F.W. and the American Legion.
Beatrice O. Wehrly Rees Amos Jones (1917 - 2009)
Byron Lee Rees (1939 - 2005)
Raymond L. Rees (1942 - 2013)*
South Mound Cemetery
Created by: Lola Pitman Snyder
Record added: Jun 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53775607
United State Air Force Viet Nam|
Added: Apr. 27, 2012