- 86 years old
- Date of birth: Apr 30, 1928
- Date of passing: Aug 27, 2014
|Let the memory of D.C. be with us forever|
D. C. Reece, 86, of Enon Road, Oxford, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Granville Medical Center.
Born April 30, 1928 in Louisburg, he has been a long time resident of Granville County, retiring after forty-four years from Burlington Industries in Clarksville, Va. He was also an avid entrepreneur in the Granville area operating a machine and bean shelling business, wherein he made many life-time friends and associates.
He is survived by his wife, Erma Champion Reece of the home; two sons; Stewart (Bess) and Randy Reece, both of Oxford, four grandchildren; Joey, Lyndsey, David and Daniel, a great-grandchild, Carson, a sister, Allie Mae Reece Champion of Oxford; and other extended family. D.C. and Erma would have celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary September 1st. He was a member of Enon Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by two sons; Ronald and David Reece, his parents; Conley and Effie Reece, brothers; Perry and Lester Reece and sisters; Ila Neal, Charlotte Pope and Dessie Morgan.
Graveside Services will be conducted Friday, August 29, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at Enon Baptist Church Cemetery by Rev. Steve Brown. Visitation will be prior to the graveside service Friday, August 29, 2014 from 12:30 to 2:00 P.M. at Enon Baptist Church.
"Happy Birthday D.C.~~R.I.P.❌❤️❌❤️"
"Mrs. Reece and family: I was just thinking about D.C. Dr. Fox told me that he was in the nursing home. I am so sorry to hear of your great loss. I worked at Burlington in Clarksville near him. Prayers for the family.
"I'm sorry to hear of the loss of Mr. Reece. May you find comfort in the Bible's promise at Isaiah 25:8 where God promises to swallow up death forever. He also tells us that he will wipe away our tears! How comforting! For more comforting answers to many Bible based questions please visit www.jw.org. Your neighbors."
"Just wanted to let the family know that DC will be greatly missed;I"m so sorry for your loss. He always made my day with that sly smile. Rest in Peace D.C.!!!! Star Colston(nurse @ Brantwood)."
"We are so sorry for your loss. You are certainly in our thoughts and prayers. Mike,Renee,Brooke & Brandon Mangum"
"DC, you left quietly in the night on your heavenly journey home, one that we will all have to travel. We will miss you till that day when we will all be joined again. Found this message and thought it might help and comfort your family -
I will wait for you...
Though we never had a chance to say goodbye,
When winter snows are falling through a quiet sky
I'll remember you
When, in our darkest hour,
You held my hand and prayed I wouldn't go,
But a silent voice called out to me;
My time had come, and I had to travel Home...
Since then, I know your life has never been the same,
For I visit you each day:
So many times I've felt your pain:
I've watched you cry:
And I've heard you call my name...
But now, further along life's road I stand
In a timeless world, just beyond your sight,
Waiting for the day when I can take your hand and bring you across
to this land of Golden Light...
Till then, remember me, you understand-and try not to cry.
But if you do:
Let your tears fall
For the happiness and joy we knew,
And for the special love we shared,
For love can never die.
Author: Stephen O'Brien"
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