Mr. Charlie Franklin "Sonny" Reese
March 16, 1933 - August 28, 2017
Mr. Charlie Franklin “Sonny” Reese, age 84, of South Hill, died Monday, August 28, 2017 in VCU/Community Memorial Hospital.
He was the former co-owner/operator of G & R Texaco, owner/operator of C. F. Reese Construction, a farmer, and Gardener/Tour Guide for the Governor’s Mansion in Raleigh, N.C. and the widower of Ella Mae Reese.
“Sonny” is survived by two daughters; Patsy R. Short and husband Eddie of Alberta, Sandra R. Kidd and husband Ray of Bracey, a son Charlie Franklin “Frankie” Reese, Jr. and wife Georgia of Blackridge, three sisters Gertie Cook and husband Tommy of Richmond, Juanita “Sissy” Walker of Chesterfield and Florence Pearce of South Hill, two brothers; Wallace “Stringy” Reese and wife Barbara of Brodnax and Harvey Reese and wife Laura of South Hill, a sister-in-law Lucille Reese of Brodnax, two granddaughters; Macy Reese and Brittany Edmonds and husband Henry all of Blackridge and two grandsons; Houston Kidd and wife Tabitha of Durham, NC and Chad Short of Alberta, two great grandchildren; Reese Edmonds and Laynee Edmonds.
Besides his wife, he was predeceased by a son Glen Watkins Reese, a sister, Doris R. Arrington and two brothers; Tommy and Norman Reese.
A funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home with interment in Crestview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12:30 P.M. until the hour of service at 2:00 P.M.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shepherd’s Inn, 415 W. Danville St. South Hill, Va. 23970 or the charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be sent through www.crowderhitecrews.com.