James L. Reese
Vietnam War Veteran
DERRY, NH: James L. Reese, age 73, of Newport Richey, FL, formerly of Tewksbury, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the Parkland Medical Center in Derry, NH.
He was the husband of Cheryl A. (Johnston) Reese.
Born in Cleveland, OH on May 21, 1946, he was the son of the late Clarence and Mary (Denman) Reese.
In 1965, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War. Jim was awarded several decorations for his active duty service including the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.
He resided in Tewksbury for many years until moving to Newport Richey, FL.
Jim was self-employed as a plumber, and worked for several Tewksbury area building contractors.
In addition to his wife, he leaves five children, Christopher Reese, Lisa Reese, Jennifer Reese Valcour, Matthew Reese, and Kelli Ann Reese; three grandchildren, Rebecca, Katie, and Nathan.
Family and friends are invited to attend his Graveside services to be held Wednesday, November 13, at 11 a.m. at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH.