|Birth: ||Sep. 29, 1927|
|Death: ||Mar. 20, 2005|
The son of Fay G. and Pauline D. Reece.
He graduated from Kenmore High School in 1945, and served in the U.S. Army in 1946 and 1947. Rolland obtained degrees from Otterbein College, United Theological Seminary, and Kent State University. Before ordination, he served the Friends Meeting House in Harveysburg, Ohio, and the United Church of Christ in Covington, Ohio. He was ordained in 1954 in the Evangelical United Brethren denomination and served the Niesz E.U.B. Church of Canton, the Moore Memorial E.U.B. Church of Barberton, the Master's E.U.B. Church of Euclid, Westlawn United Methodist Church in Akron, and the United Methodist Church of Clinton, Ohio.
At various times he also held positions at Shadybrook House (Retreat Center) in Mentor, Ohio, and at the Akron Goodwill Industries and the United Cerebral Palsy Agency of Akron in Summit County. At the end of his career, Mr. Reece became a writer and had numerous articles published in various denominational and independent magazines. He also wrote a column that appeared in a number of Ohio weekly newspapers and had published two books: "Pastoral Prayers for All Seasons" and "From My Point of View."
On Aug. 31, 1947, Rolland married Martha Virginia Good of Johnstown, Pa. To them were born Christopher D.(Carol Bernard), John S. (Louise MacAdams), Faye G. (Elizabeth Schlosser), and Barbara E. Reece; also surviving Mr. Reece are grandchildren, Eva, Stella, Robert, Matthew, Leslie, Gabriel, Nadine, and Samuel.
Faye G. Reece (1898 - 1961)
Pauline D. Reece (1906 - 1993)
Martha Virginia Good Reece (1926 - 2010)*
Maple Grove Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 30, 2012
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