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1928 Robert 2022

Robert Amos Reese, Sr.

October 12, 1928 — October 18, 2022

Garden City

-Garden City- Robert Amos Reese, Sr., 94, passed away at his residence on Tuesday October 18, 2022, with his loving family by his side.

Mr. Robert was born in Chicago, IL on October 12, 1928, to Leslie Clyde and Frances Lessie Reese and lived in Garden City for many years. He was a member of Guyton Christian Church and was a Veteran having served in the United States Navy. In his free time, he could often be found outside in his workshop listening to the radio and organizing his future projects. Robert also enjoyed reading, taking photos, and working on home improvement projects. Above all, spending time with his family brought him the greatest joy.

He is preceded in death by: his mother and father, Leslie Clyde and Frances Lessie Reese; brothers, Curtis Reese and Jimmy Reese; sister, Evelyn Rieck; and son-in-law, Wyndell Palmer.

Survivors include: his loving wife of 71 years, Geraldine Reese; son, Bobby Reese (Marcia) of Grayson, Georgia; daughter, Elaine Palmer of Guyton; grandchildren, Alex Reese (Heidi) of Atlanta; great grandson, Pasha Reese of Atlanta; brother, Terry Reese (Maggie) of Pembroke; sisters-in-law, Judy Reese of Rincon and Jeanette Dewitt of Winder, Georgia; caregiver, Cookie Jammison of Springfield; and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 1pm in the chapel of Carlson & Riggs Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Guyton Christian Church, P.O. Box 5, Guyton, Georgia 31312.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Robert Amos Reese, Sr., please visit our flower store.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carlson & Riggs Funeral Home

1979 Georgia 119, Guyton, GA 31312

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