2018-10-11 / Obituaries

David Reese

September 29, 2018


David Reese David Reese David Elmer Reese, 65, of The Villages, FL, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 at Leesburg Regional Hospital.

He was born in Allentown, PA, to William and Wilma (Schmalz) Reese on June 14, 1953. He went to school at William Allen High School in Allentown. After graduation, Dave joined the Air Force, where he spent the next 20 years in various places. He was a veteran of Vietnam.

Dave was married to Susan K. (James) Reese on May 28, 1982 in Las Vegas, NV. After his retirement from the Air Force in 1991, he moved his family to Laceyville, PA, where he owned and operated a small engine repair shop for a few years. He and Sue moved to The Villages in 2011.

He is preceded in death by his father, William Reese and his mother, Wilma Reese and his father-in-law, Charles James and mother-in-law, Beryl James.

Dave is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Susan; children, Melissa (Mark) Hilpp of Mountain Top, PA, and Matthew Wenick of Alameda, CA; brothers, Robert (Susan) Reese of Roanoke, VA, and William (Jean) Reese of New Tripoli, PA; grandchildren, Hannah Marie and Joshua Ryan Hilpp of Mountain Top. Also missing him will be his two furry sidekicks, Puddin and Missy.

There will be no calling hours or service. A remembrance ceremony will be held at the convenience of the family.

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