Gary Lloyd Reece, age 71 of Calhoun, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018 at his residence.
Gary was born on February 4, 1947 in Gordon County to the late Lloyd George Reece and Madgelene “Madge” Miller Reece. Gary was a graduate of Calhoun High School, Class of 1965, where he was a 3-sport athlete playing football, basketball, and baseball. During his life he worked for the Calhoun Recreation Department, Fafnir Bearing, and RealmConnect. Gary was a heart transplant recipient in August of 2000. He was member of Calhoun First Baptist Church, and a lifetime resident of Gordon County.
Gary is survived by: three sons, Erik Reece, Ray Reece and his wife, Julie, and Brad Reece and his wife, Julie; two brothers, Kenneth Reece and Tony Reece and his wife, Joan; sister, Andrea Brumlow and her husband, Jack; three grandchildren, Jessie Reece, Nolan Reece, and Braden Reece.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Thursday, December 6th at 3 PM from Calhoun First Baptist Church with Dr. Bert Vaughn officiating. Travis Stephens will have charge of music. Interment will follow in Scott Cemetery.
Pallbearers serving are: Ronnie Reeves, Bobby Reeves, Stevie Robbins, Jackson Brumlow, Braden Reece, Nolan Reece, and Mike Miller. Honorary Pallbearers are: Bob McClure, Brian McClellan, Keith King, the employees of RealmConnect, and the Calhoun High School Football Team, Class of 1964-1965.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 5th from 5 PM until 8 PM at Thomas Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to The Boys and Girls Club of Calhoun at 10001 South Wall Street, Calhoun, GA 30701.
You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Gary Lloyd Reece, age 71 of Calhoun.