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Ronnie Reece

Ronnie G. Reece, 70, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at his home.

Ronnie graduated from Bledsoe County High School in 1967 and married the prettiest girl ever, Regina Smith, on July 27, 1968. He welcomed a daughter, Lehan, while serving in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam conflict. He obtained a BS degree in Engineering at Tennessee Tech University.  He was owner of PES (Professional Engineering Services) and had a passion for farming. He ran Fall Creek Farms with a true love for the land and appreciation of the rich history of our area.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Brady Reece; mother, Jewell Reece; brother, Roger Oakes Reece; son-in-law, Frank Krauland; and grandparents, Hunter and Bessie Oakes and Jim and Effie Reece.

He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Regina Reece; his only daughter, Lehan; and his pride and joy, his grandson, Alex; in-laws, Bob and Joyce Smith, Larry and Pam Smith, Rhonda and Paul Jolley, and Randy and Neena Smith; several nieces and nephews; a gaggle of cousins; and a host of friends.

A memorial service were held Saturday, January 25, at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Paul Cagle officiating.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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