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James Reece

James Burl "J.B." Reece

Wednesday, March 8th, 1933 - Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
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James Burl Reece (“Burl”, “J.B.”) of Lindside, WV passed from this life on February 5, 2020 at Heritage Hall in Rich Creek, VA following a long illness. Born March 8, 1933 in Mead, WV, he was the oldest of seven children born to Wiley Sr. and Delphia Graybeal Reece. He is survived by his three children, Lisa Hart (David) of Eaton, OH, Randy Reece of Findlay, OH, and Glenn (Jamie) Reece of West Alexandria, OH, and is also survived by the mother of his children and former wife Patricia Reece of Dayton, OH. Also surviving Burl are his six siblings, Betty Burwell, Beulah Long, C.L. (Roberta) Reece, Richard (Wanda) Reece, Bonnie Lilly, and Wiley Jr. (Carol) Reece, along with eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Burl spent most of his working years as a factory worker. He was a member of the NRA and was an avid collector of guns. He enjoyed the outdoors and hunting and going to flea markets to add to his collections. Burl also loved to study the Bible. Early in life he was baptized into the Old German Baptist Brethren Church, and later in life attended the Peterstown Pentecostal Holiness Church. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday February 8, 2020 at Wickline Funeral Home in Lindside with Elder Dan Sowers and Elder Richard Reece officiating. Burial will follow at Karnes Cemetery on Rich Creek Valley Road. Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home on Friday February 7, 2020.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, February 7th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, February 7th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Wickline Funeral Home
    Address
    219 North
    LINDSIDE, WV 24951
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    Wickline Funeral Home
    Address
    219 North
    LINDSIDE, WV 24951
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    Officiant
    Elder Dan Sowers
    Co-Celebrant
    Elder Richard Reece
  • Interment

    Location
    Karnes Cemetery
    Address
    Karnes Cemetery Road
    PETERSTOWN, WV
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Glenna Chambers McFadden

Posted at 02:50pm
Sorry to hear of Burl passing, , It has been many years since I had seen Burl, but a lot of memories from when we all lived backup on the mountain. Prayers and good Thoughts to all of the Family...
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