Ruben Thomas Reece Sr.
Mr. Ruben Thomas Reece Sr., age 87, passed away March 20, 2020, at 6:45 p.m. in Ascension St. Vincent of Kokomo, Indiana. Mr. Reece was born to the late Frank Reece (father) and Lizzie West-Reece (mother), in Marston New Madrid, Mississippi.
He was retired from The Pottery Mill after 25 plus years of service. He was the co-founder of Sandy's Janitorial Service. He was an entrepreneur who accomplished numerous self-developed projects. His legacy will be remembered in his community. He enjoyed spending time with his family and playing cards. On several occasions, he attended Grace Memorial Church with his wife, the late Rosalee Reece.
He is survived by his brother, George Reece, of Kokomo; grandchildren, the Rev. Marrissa Kendrick-Sow, Danielle Kendrick, and Shanea Gold; and great-grandchildren, Demarius Warren, Jalen Gold, Mar'Koya Kendrick, Ma'Kaylah Kendrick, and Ti'Mya Rush-Kendrick; and a host of other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosalee Reece; son, Ruben Reece Jr.; daughter, Patricia Reece; and grandson, Kenneth Reece Hillman Jr.
Special note: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we will implement advisory visitation and attendance processes to assist with protecting everyone in attendance who wishes to pay their respects for Mr. Ruben Reece and his family.
Mr. Reece's graveside service will be Friday, March 27, at noon. Mr. Reece's memorial service will be held on Friday, April 17, 2020, at Fountain of Life Worship Center, 611 E. Jackson St., Kokomo, IN 46218 beginning at noon. Bishop Charles Glenn is the senior officiant and the Rev. Sow will deliver the eulogy.
Services entrusted to Bluitt and Son Funeral Home.
Published on March 25, 2020


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