OBITUARY: Allen J. Reese

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Allen J. Reese, 54, of Greencastle, formerly Rockwood, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in Washington, D.C., after a courageous battle with kidney cancer.

Born Aug. 22, 1958, in Somerset, he is the son of Donald and Sally (Tirko) Reese of Rockwood.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Melody (Hawkins) Reese.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, who cherished and loved him, DeAndra (Yates) Reese; son, Jacob Allen Reese, and girlfriend, Tracy Zimmermann of Boston, Mass.; father- and mother- in-law, James A. and Marilyn P. Yates of Killeen, Texas; sister-in-law, Donna Massengale and family; brother-in-law, Keith Yates and family; aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends, including special friends, Scotty Kline and family and Charity Miller and family.

He was a member of the Macedonia United Brethren Church in Greencastle.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Macedonia Inited Brethren Church, Greencastle.

Graveside services and interment will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Husband Cemetery, Somerset, with Rev. Will Osman officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kidney Cancer Warriors, payable to Leigh Reese, 5118 Bino Road, Greencastle, Pa. 17225.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home, Somerset.

Condolences may be made at www.halversonfuneralhome.com