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Lawrence R. Reese Sr.

July 1, 1929 ~ April 23, 2019 (age 89)

Lawrence R. Reese Sr., 89, formerly of Niles, passed away at 5:50 p.m., Tuesday,  April 23, 2019, at The Laurels of Norworth in Worthington, Ohio.

He was born July 1, 1929, in Niles, the son of William J. and Catherine Nieman Reese.

Lawrence was a member of the Niles First Church of God, the Disabled Veterans of America and the Amvets. He retired in 1989 from Republic Steel as a pipe fitter after 33 years of service.

He enjoyed golfing, fishing and hunting.

Lawrence honorably served his Country as a veteran in both the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army.

Lawrence is survived by two sons, Lawrence R. (Dorthie) Reese Jr. of Columbus; William J. Reese of Masury; and three grandchildren, Shane, Matthew and Casandra.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris A. Grantz Reese, whom he married April 15, 1950, and passed July 27, 2013; two sons, Preston L. Reese who passed December 10, 2006; Dennis K. Reese who passed July 22, 2013;  four brothers and nine sisters.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Monday, April 29, 2019, at the Holloway-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 611 Robbins Ave., Niles, Ohio.

Calling hours will be Sunday, April 28, from 3 to 5 p.m.

Interment will be in Pineview Memorial Park.

The family requests that material contributions be made to The Disabled Veterans of America or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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 Service Information

April 28, 2019

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Holloway Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service
611 Robbins Ave.
Niles, OH 44446

Funeral Service
April 29, 2019

10:00 AM
Holloway Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service
611 Robbins Ave.
Niles, OH 44446

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