John Cecil Reese

November 5, 1940 ~ May 12, 2021 (age 80)

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Mr. John Cecil Reese , 80, of 126 Annie St., Apt. 28, Liberty SC, transitioned on Wednesday morning May 12, 2021, from his earthly home to his heavenly home not made by hand.  

Born in Pickens county,  he was the son of the late O.C. Reese, Sr., and Helen Chapman Reese.  He was a retired forklift driver from Dayco.

Cecil as he was affectionately known, was a lifelong and faithful member of New Hope Baptist Church, Liberty where he sang on the Men's Choir and was also a member of the Easley All Male Choir.

Survivors include one daughter, Jayne Reese of Liberty;  one sister, Libby (Luther) Austin of Liberty and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family has selected the Luther Johnson Funeral Home.  You may send condolences, order flowers or light a free memory candle as a source of comfort to the family at:  

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Public Viewing
May 22, 2021

1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Luther Johnson Funeral Home
301 E. main st
Liberty, SC 29657

Homegoing Celebration
May 23, 2021

1:00 PM
New Hope Baptist Church
5 East Main Street
Liberty, SC 29657

Video is available for this event

Laid to eternal rest following the funeral service

Westview Cemetery
Old Norris Rd and Stone street
Liberty, SC 29657

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