In Memory of




Obituary for Mr. Marion Waldo Reese

Reese, Marion Waldo, age 83, a resident of Wetumpka, Alabama, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 following an extended illness. He is preceded in death by his parents, Edgar Lane Reese and Martha Virginia Wynne Reese, his sister, Junera Reese Stone and her husband Joseph A. Stone, Jr., his brother, Joseph Lawrence Reese, Sr. and his wife Ann Montiel Reese. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy Weeks Reese, his sons, William C. Reese, Sr. (Beverly) and Timothy L. Reese, grandchildren, William C. Reese, Jr., Ashton Haskew (Adam), Taylor M. Reese, great grandchildren, Natalie Jones, Adam A. Haskew, Keller B. Reese, and Addison K. Haskew, his brother, Danny Lane Reese (Michelle), as well as many cousins, nephews, and nieces.

He was a 1957 graduate of Coffee High School, Florence, Al, earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Troy State University in 1989, retired in 1998 following 36 years of honorable service in the Alabama Army National Guard where he reached the rank of Colonel and served as the United States Property and Fiscal Officer for the State of Alabama at the time of his retirement. He was a Charter Member of the East Montgomery Lions Club, a member of the Wetumpka Crater Commission, an active member of Mulder Church, had great love for the Encouragers Sunday school class, enjoyed Tuesday morning coffee with the Alabama National Guard Retirees, enjoyed working on his 1929 Ford hotrod, and had a very special relationship with the Romeos at Mulder. The family would like to express appreciation to the in-home caregivers with whom he developed a special friendship during the months preceding his passing.

He was beloved by family and friends for his quick wit, devotion to God, family, and his country. His generosity and concern for others was a role model for living into Christ's command to Love Thy Neighbor.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 11, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Mulder Church, 3454 Firetower Rd, Wetumpka, Al. Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in his memory to Mulder Church.