December 26, 1932 - November 14, 2020
John Hunter Reece Jr., 87, of Halls, passed away on Nov, 14, 2020 at West Tennessee Healthcare Dyersburg Hospital of complications from pneumonia. Dr. Bill Oakley of Enon Baptist Church will be officiating the graveside service on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Enon Baptist Church. Graveside service and burial will follow the visitation at Enon Baptist Church Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements are being handled by Halls Funeral Home. John Hunter Reece Jr. was born on Dec. 26, 1932 to his parents John and Eva Reece. John was drafted into the army in Dec. of 1951 and served until May of 1955. During that time he served in Korea. John was married to May June Nannie on Jan. 4, 1951, and they have spent the last 69 years building a beautiful life together. The couple lived and worked in Halls, Chicago, and Ripley. Prior to his retirement in 2002 he worked as a maintenance manager for Komatsu Limited. John was a 16 year member and deacon of Enon Baptist Church. John (Pawpaw) was known for his abundant love for his family and treasured spending time with them more than anything. Outside of time spent at work, church and with family, John loved to spend time in his shop “piddling”, gardening, hunting, and fishing. John Hunter Reece Jr. was survived by his loving wife, May June Reece, his caring daughter and son in-law Tania Reece and Barry Farley, grandchildren Katie Reece Davis, Hunter and his wife Allison Farley, and Molly Claire Farley, as well as his great-grandchildren Addilyn and Everly Davis. He was preceded in death by his parents and all of his siblings; Marie Jones, Vernon Reece, Mervey Hughes, Maxine Ally, Mildred Terry, Dolly Ellington, Billy Reece, and Lois Harrington. Pallbearers: Brandon Ward, Bradley Adams, Jonathan Hilliard, Danny Cates, Tommy Reece, and John Terry Honorary: Jerry Olds and Jimmy Jones In lieu of Flowers, Donations can be made to: John H Reece Christmas Foundation C/O Enon Baptist Church 5427 Curve Nankipoo Rd. Halls, Tn 38040. Due to Covid 19 social distancing and mask are recomended.
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