Mr. Charles Cleat Reese, 82, of Troutman, passed away, Sunday, July 20, 2014 at his residence.
Mr. Reese was born August 4, 1931 in Alexander County and was the son of the late John and Buna Smith Reese. He attended Alexander County schools and was a member of Redemption Baptist Church. He was a delivery driver for Blackwelder Furniture until it closed and also worked for Valley Arms Apartments until his health began to fail.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Reese was preceded in death by his first wife, Cledie Pennel Reese, one stepson, Lee Pennel, one grandson, Scotty Lambert, two brothers, five sisters and two step sisters.
Mr. Reese is survived by his wife, Beverly Brotherton Reese of the home, two sons, Terry Reese (Beverly), Jerry Reese (Judy), one daughter, Carol Wineberger (Joe), two step daughters, Rhonda Blevins (Steve), Nancy Morgan (Todd), six grandchildren, three step grandchildren, five great grandchildren, two step great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by the “Lights of his Life,” Luigi Labrano, Ava Kennedy, and Daron Kennedy.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 PM, Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Joe Dellinger officiating. Burial will follow in the Redemption Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will visit with friends at the funeral home from 10:00 until 11:00 prior to the service.
A special thanks is to be given to Pastor Joe and his wife, Louise for the many home visits and prayers they provided, Dr. Dunlap, Dr. Bouhussein, and Dr. Elnaggar. Also the family would like to thank Hospice; especially Jenifer, Bobbie, and Scarlet, and their wonderful next door neighbors, Pam and her husband.
Online condolences may be given to www.nicholsonfunerals.com and Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.