Arthur H. Reese, Jr., 64, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, August 17, 2009, at his residence.
He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Arthur H. Reese Sr. and Katherine L. Barriger Reese Going. A stepbrother, Dr. Macpherson Going of Wilmington and a stepfather, Oliver F. Going also preceded him in death.
He was a graduate of UNC at Chapel Hill and served in the US Army Reserves. He had been a resident of Hendersonville for 9 years. A retired insurance adjuster, he worked part-time at Mr. Peteís Market on Kanuga Road. He loved his weekly card games with his great friends.
He is survived by two daughters, Michelle Reese Kale and husband Lance E. Kale of Gastonia and Kristen Reese Hendrix of Cornelius; a sister, Deborah Reese Stewart of Waynesboro, PA; three grandchildren, Morgan Marissa Tyler of Gastonia, Miles Clayton Hendrix and Madison Taylor Hendrix of Cornelius; a stepsister, Gladys G. Faris, a niece, Katie Shields Dammeyer and a nephew, Casey B. Shields.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Bethesda United Methodist Church, 3714 S. New Hope Road, Gastonia. Rev. Elise Kennedy will officiate. Immediately following the service, the family will receive friends at Bethesda UMC.
Memorials can be made to the Opportunity House, 1411 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 28791-2301.