Ronald Paul Reese, 72, of Orange, Texas, passed away on February 6, 2018, in Beaumont, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Old First Orange Baptist Church with Reverend Keith Meyers officiating. Burial will follow the service at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 12:00 p.m.
Born in Goose Creek, Texas, on August 25, 1945, he was the son of Richard and Marie Reese. Ronnie was a lifelong resident of Orange, Texas where he met and married the love of his life, Patsy, in 1968. They raised two sons, Dean and Wynn. He was a faithful member of Old First Orange Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. After retiring from Firestone, he traveled the United States building churches with Volunteer Christian Builders (VCB). Ronnie loved his family dearly and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Marie Reese; brother, Richard Douglas Reese; and grandson, Ronnie Selman.
Ronnie is survived by his loving wife, Patsy Reese; sister, Cherry Dautrieve and husband Keith; sister-in-law, Dixie Reese; sons, Dean Selman, Jr.; and Wynn Reese and wife Christi; grandchildren, Dean Selman, III and wife Kandace, Meagan McNamara and husband Chase, Dustin Selman, Morgan Grundtner and husband Gavin, and Colton Reese; and great-grandchildren, Kammi Selman, Austin and Madison McNamara.
Serving as pallbearers will be Rodney Dunn, Ronnie Risinger, Ronnie McKay, David Jones, Donovan Weldon, Willie Winfree, Mike Reese, and Craig McCabe. Honorary pallbearer is Stephen Quarles.