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Donald "Don" Lafloy Reece

Donald (Don) Lafloy Reece, 79, resident of Richard Campbell Veterans Home formerly of 214 Wilewood Rd. husband of Nancy Wilson Reece passed away Friday June 13, 2014 at Richard Campbell VA Home.

Born in Spartanburg, SC he was a son of the late Rev. David Lafloy Reece and Ruby Solesbey Reece.

Don graduated from Emmanuel College. Upon graduating he enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served during the Vietnam Era where he served on 99 missions aboard a B-52 Bomber. He retired with over 20 years of service to his country. Upon his retirement he became the Auto Repair instructor at The Abbeville County Career Center.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 30 years Nancy Wilson Reece of the home; one brother Ken Reece (Betty) of Abbeville, SC; two sisters Jan Campbell (Jerry) of Simpsonville, SC and Terri Gregory (Perry) of Lake Greenwood, SC; two stepsons Brian Sorrow of Abbeville, SC and Spencer Sorrow of Savannah, Georgia; two step-daughters Shannon Jensen Douglasville, Georgia and Judy Lusk of Honea Path, SC: 9 grandchildren.

Graveside services will be conducted Sunday June 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM in Long Cane Cemetery with the Revs. Ray Massey and Jason Wilson officiating with full Military Honors to follow. The family is at the home 214 Wilewood Rd. Abbeville, SC.

The family will receive friends at the graveside after services on Sunday.

The family wishes to express sincere gratitude and appreciation to the staff and doctors for the compassionate and loving care Don received while at Richard Campbell VA.

Memorials in memory of Don may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project 4899 Belfort Rd. Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL 32256 or to the Greenwood Humane Society PO Box 49776 Greenwood, SC 29649 or to a charity of one's choice.


Visitation

After service at cemetery
184 Hwy. 20
Abbeville, SC  29620
Sunday, June 15, 2014
After services

Service

Long Cane Cemetery
184 Hwy 20
Abbeville, SC  29620
Sunday, June 15, 2014
2:00 PM

Interment

Long Cane Cemetery
184 Hwy 20
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

Memorial Contributions

Wounded Warrior Project
4899 Belfort Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32256

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Guestbook

Nancy me and my family are so sorry about your husband we will be thinking of you

henry turnage Jun 24 2014 12:00 AM

We are praying for all of you. Love and prayers, Chris and Judy Baker

Judy Oliver Baker Jun 15 2014 12:00 AM

Nancy, I am so sorry to learn of your loss. You both have been in my Prayers for many months. I will continue to pray for your comfort.

Donnie & ReeRee Ashley Jun 14 2014 12:00 AM

Nancy and family,My prayers and sympathy go out to the family in the lost of your loved one.

Dwayne Little Jun 13 2014 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear about Donald passing. I went to rev.reece church in Abbeville when I was younger.my prayers will be with your family on june 15

darnell& john hughes Jun 13 2014 12:00 AM

Janice, Ken, Nancy, Terri and family,I am so sorry to learn of Don's passing! Our prayers are with you and family during this time.James Marvin & Sandy1Thess4:13-18

James Marvin Williams Jun 13 2014 12:00 AM