HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. - James Dempsey Reece, age 92, of North Christian Co., Dawson Springs, KY, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Reece was born on July 5, 1921, in Christian County, KY, to the late Joseph Lucian Reece and Ruth Ann Riley Reece. He worked as a surveyor. Additionally, he worked construction, and during the 50s he was the manager of Pennyrile State Resort Park.

Mr. Reece is survived by his wife, Anna Akin Reece, North Christian County, Dawson Springs; one daughter-Peggy J. Lewis, North Christian County, Dawson Springs; one son- Jack C. Reece, North Christian County, Dawson Springs; one step son- Leon Akin, North Christian County, Dawson Springs; three sisters- Juanita Rutherford, Lafayette, KY; Geraldine Smiley and Wardella Rogers both of Princeton, KY; an adopted sister- Paulette Knaga of IL; two brothers- Joe Reece of FL, and Dickie Reece of Lafayette, KY; two grandchildren, two step grandchildren, and one great grandchildren.

Preceding Mr. Reece in death are his parents, and his first wife- Johnnye Lucille Parker Reece (departed 4-11-1992).

There will be a graveside service at the Macedonia Cemetery in the Pennyrile Forest, Christian County, on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 11 a.m. Brother Butch McKnight will officiate.

Pallbearers will be Randy Lewis, Sam Akin, Jeff Bryant, Tom Gee, Billy Carrington, and Mitchell Trotter.

Online condolences may be sent to beshearfuneralhome.com

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7620

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7388

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3452

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 21, 2015 3425

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 2973

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10841

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7627

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 27, 2015 2973

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 2501

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 2419

Large Necklace on Rearview Mirror Lands Driver in…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1845

Governor Announces Hopkins County as Kentucky…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1595

Two Central City People Jailed on Meth Charges

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1376

Veterans Honor Veterans

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1156

‘Remembering Those That Paid All’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1135

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1110

Bremen Man Charged with Concealed Brass Knuckles…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1057

Teenager Injured during Multiple Rollover…

by SurfKY News