February 15, 1924 ~ March 10, 2001
Born in: Madison County,
Resided in: Arden, NC
Fairview, NC - Roy Tilman Reese, 77, of Webb Creek Road, Fairview, died, Saturday, March 10, 2001 in Mountain Area Hospice Solace Center in Asheville, NC. Mr. Reese was a native of Madison County, NC and a son of the late Willie Ransom Reese and Jane Elizabeth Reese. He retired from the Fletcher Limestone Company and was a US Army veteran of WW II. Surviving are, four sons, Jack Reese, Glenn Reese Leroy Reese all of Fairview and Randy Reese of Arden, NC; four sisters, Lois Tate and Jean Reese of Fairview, Rose Reese of Waynesville, NC, Ethel Shepherd of Asheville, NC; one brother, Charlie Reese of Fairview; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm, Monday, March 12, 2001 in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian in Arden, NC. Interment will follow in Emmas Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 7;00 pm until 8:30 pm at the funeral home.