Al Reese

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Walter Allen “Al” Reese, 79, husband of Hilda Mixon Reese, died April 30, 2015.

A native of Greer, he was the son of the late Marvin R. and Ellen Vaughn Reese.  Mr. Reese was a U.S. Army Veteran and was in the Practice of Law 47 years, three of those years he served as JAG Officer in the U.S. Army.

In addition to his wife of 57 years, he is survived by two sons, Walter A. Reese, Jr. (Angel) of Fort Walton Beach, Florida and Ben Reese of Charlotte, North Carolina; a brother, Marvin R. Reese, Jr. (Dot) of Charlottesville, Virginia; a sister, Mary Ellen R. Groce of Greenville; two grandchildren, Nicholas Reese and Katie Reese Whilden (Sean); and one great-granddaughter, Jenna Reese.

Mr. Reese was predeceased by a daughter, Mary Lisa Reese.

A memorial service was held 2 p.m. Monday at The Wood Mortuary, conducted by Chaplain Chris Lewis.

Visitation was held 1- at 1:45 p.m. Monday at The Wood Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, 110 East 42nd St., 16TH Floor, New York, N.Y., 10017.

Online condolences may be made at

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