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William R. Reese, Sr.

August 31, 1933 - July 4, 2020

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Funeral Home James Wilson Funeral Home

Cremation took place at Lake Region Crematory, Lake Ariel.

William R. Reese, Sr., 86, of Clifton Twp died Saturday morning at home following an illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Beatrice “Jean” Reese. 

Born August 31, 1933, he was the son of late Russell and Florence Dieter Reese. Prior to retirement, he owned and operated Reese’s Excavating in Clifton Twp. 

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. In his younger years, you could often find him cheering on his son at Moc-a-tek Speedway. Modified racing was a hobby they both loved and shared. You could also find him in the stands at his grandchildren’s and great-grandchildren’s sporting events — with a large root beer and a hotdog. 

Surviving are his daughters, Terri Chillot and her husband Alan, Clifton Twp.; Kathy Witko and her husband John, Avoca; son William R. Reese, Jr. and his wife Vicki, Gouldsboro; grandchildren, Alan Chillot and his wife Lindsay, Melissa Morgan and her husband Sean, John Witko and his partner Kayleigh Rader, and Renee Witko; great grandchildren Gavin, Garrett and Gabriella Chillot, Paisley Morgan, and Jonathan and Kevin Morgan. 

Cremation took place at Lake Region Crematory, Lake Ariel.

Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of James Wilson Funeral Home, Lake Ariel.

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