Mr. John Wesley Reece Jr.

July 3, 1952 – February 1, 2023

Mr. John Wesley Reece Jr., age 70, of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 1, 2023.

Wesley was born on July 3, 1952 in Pensacola, Florida. He was a graduate of Lyman Ward Military Academy in Camphill, Alabama and then attended Troy University.

Wesley enjoyed photography, custom cars, motorcycles and was also an avid firearms collector. He was a history buff as well and participated in many Civil War re-enactments in period clothing. Wesley had a big heart, lived life with passion and loved being with his family. He was also a member of The Church in Scottsdale, Arizona.

He is survived by:

Sons: John Wesley Reece & Kelby Smith

Sister: Deborah Reece Blesser Blanpied

Brothers: Michael Reece & Henry Reece

Half-Siblings: Joseph Reece & Rachel Reece

Nieces & Nephews: Christopher Blesser, Isabelle Blanpied-Dorroh, Elizabeth Reece, Joshua Reece, & Ryan Reece

Preceded in death by:

Parents: John Wesley Reece & Vesta Ramona Reece

Wife: Charlotte Strange Reece

Pallbearers: John Reece, Kelby Smith, Christopher Blesser, Joshua Reece, Ryan Reece, & Rome Reece

The family is accepting flowers


Date of Visitation: Saturday, February 11, 2023

Visitation Location: Burt Chapel-Fort Payne

Visitation Time: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM


Date of Funeral: Saturday, February 11, 2023

Funeral Location: Graveside Service at Fischer Cemetery

Funeral Time: 1:30 PM

Officiating: Rev. Wayne Killian


Date of Burial: Saturday, February 11, 2023
Burial Location: Fischer Cemetery in Fort Payne, AL

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3 entries.
Jackie & Daniel Hoyle from Sugar Hill wrote on February 7, 2023 at 11:03 pm
We’ve only known John a short while, but he’s such a good soul and our condolences go out to him and his family during this difficult time.
Moe and Kathi gleason from Bethlehem Ga wrote on February 7, 2023 at 10:07 pm
We are all sorry he will be missed
Orvil Y Reece jr from Sneads Ferry NC wrote on February 7, 2023 at 8:40 pm
Wish I had more time with Wesley. Rest in peace. Some things never get said.

Mr. John Wesley Reece Jr.2023-02-07T18:50:23+00:00
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