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Eugene Austin Reese, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 9, 1925
Jasper County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 2008
Gastonia
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA

GASTONIA ~ Eugene Austin Reese Sr., 82, was a son of the late Herschel Augustus Reese and Juliann Pearly Rinehart Reese. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Malcolm and Irving Reese; sisters, Ophelia Collins, Ethel Munch and Ruth Ray.
Gene was a member of New Hope Baptist Church since 1962 and served in many capacities, including deacon, treasurer, building and finance and other committees. He also worked on building expansion, was a former member of Gastonia East Rotary, the Optimist Club and the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute. He was a graduate of the University of South Carolina in 1950. During War World II, he served on the U.S.S. J William Ditter battleship. In 1991, Eugene retired after 41 years of service with Owen Steel Company.
Graveside service will be private.
Interment in Gaston Memorial Park.
Arrangements by McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia.

Published in Gaston Gazette June 30, 2008 
 
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 Parents:
  Herschel Augustus Reese (1884 - 1943)
  Juliann Pearly Rinehart Reese (1886 - 1973)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Louise Sanders Reese (1927 - 2013)
 
 Siblings:
  Ethel Reese Munch (1912 - 1999)*
  Ruth Reese Ray (1916 - 2002)*
  James Irvin Reese (1919 - 1998)*
  Eugene Austin Reese (1925 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gaston Memorial Park
Gastonia
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Sue Leitzsey Bradley
Record added: May 31, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111572827
Eugene Austin Reese, Sr
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 Added: May. 31, 2013
 
 
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