Terry was born in Brunswick, Georgia to the late Leslie Clyde Reese and Frances Lessie Vaughan Reese. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, Luther Curtis Reese, Evelyn Rieck, Robert “Bob” Reese, and James “Jimmy” Reese. He served his country in the United States Air Force/GA Air National Guard, and retired as an industrial machinist from Kemira. He was a Christian and enjoyed helping others and not expecting anything in return. He enjoyed tinkering in his metal workshop, shooting, hunting, and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret “Maggie” Reese; two daughters, Donna Reese Pappas (David) and Deborah Reese Casey (Robert); grandchildren, Brandon Casey (Angela), their children, Abigail, Bella, Carly, Deliah, and Bubba, David Pappas III, Marissa Lewis (Mason) and their daughter, Iris May Lewis, Caitlin Reese Pappas, and Andrew Pappas; step-sons, John Nedoroscik (Jacquelyn) of Massachusetts and their children, Abigail and Isabelle and Jason Nedoroscik (Natasha) of Texas and their children, Jason, Jr., Samantha, Jimmy, Benjamin, and Rachel; sisters-in-law, Geraldine Reese and Judith Reese, as well as several nieces and nephews.
The visitation will be on Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home. The memorial service to honor Terry’s life will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home. A celebration of Terry’s life with food and fellowship will follow at 3 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Rincon Church of God located at 3396 Highway 21 South in Rincon.
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Homes – WEST CHATHAM CHAPEL – 901 West Highway 80 – Pooler, GA (912) 748-2444