Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 13, 2014 9:00 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Robert L. Reese, 99, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014, at Emeritus at HillenVale.

He was born Nov. 7, 1914, in Vaughnsville, to the late Thomas J. and Ella E. (Gander) Reese. He was a member of the Howard United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his sons, Thomas (Mary Faith) Reese of Danville, and Dennis (Joann) Reese of Alabama; his daughter, Barbara (Emmis) Pratt of Howard; and 10 grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian; a son, William; and a daughter-in-law, Margaret.

A funeral service will be held Friday, at 11 a.m., at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Pastor Patrick Bailey will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Visitation is an hour prior to the service.

Memorial donations can be made to Acclaim Hospice Kindred Foundation, 680 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40202. Visit

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