Harold Ray Reese

Harold Reese Obituary PhotoHarold Ray Reese, 80, of Bolivar, MO, February 9, 1940 - June 26, 2020.

Harold Reese, age 80 of Bolivar, MO, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020, at the State Veterans Home Cape Girardeau, MO.  He was born February 9, 1940, in Beeville, TX, to Marion and Alma Amanda (Berthold) Reese.  He is a US Air Force Vietnam veteran, retiring in 1987.  He was united in marriage to Darlene Mayo, and to this union three children were born.  He is a member of Heritage Baptist Church Bolivar, MO.

          Harold served his country, his Lord, and provided for his family, as they never went without.  He tried to never miss a ball game with his children.  He took his grandchildren fishing.  He loved westerns and reading, he was old school, tough as nails, but a heart soft as butter.  “He was the best husband and father that Darlene could have ever asked for!”

          He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother Richard Reese; and a half brother and sister: Sam and Melba.

          Harold is survived by his wife of 57 years Darlene of the home; three children: David Reese and wife Cindy, Darrell Reese and wife Angela all of Enid, OK, and Cindy Williams and Matthew of Lake Jackson, TX; seven grandchildren: Robert, Rachel, Austin, Casey, Amanda, Bella, and Jaxon; 15 great grandchildren; one brother Walter Reese and wife Eve of FL; as well as many other relatives and friends.

          Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the Heritage Baptist Church Bolivar, MO., with Pastor Gary Walton officiating.  There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.  Also Friends and family may call at their own convenience Monday, June 29, 2020, from 1:00 to 7:00 pm in the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Heritage Baptist Church Bolivar, MO.  Online condolences may be made at: www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.


Published on OzarksRemembers.com on June 29, 2020.