Graveside funeral services for William David Rees, 55 of Jasper, will be 11:00am Monday, June 27, 2011 at North Baptist Cemetery near Jasper.
David died June 25, 2011 at Jasper Nursing & Rehabilitation. Born in Nevada and a former resident of Greenville, Texas, he had lived the past 36 years in Jasper. A 1974 graduate of Greenville High School and WWF wrestling fan, he formerly enjoyed hunting and sharpening knives and saw blades. He loved reading and the gospel music brought to him by the Ebenezer WMA Ladies.
Survivors include a brother, George T. ”Buckshot” Rees of Greenville, Texas; and two sisters, Linda Morgan of Jasper and Debra Lynn Rees of Pensacola, Florida. He is also survived by a number of nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Owen Rees, his mother Leona Arnold and his sister Donna Kay Rees.
Memorials may be made to the Gideon’s Jasper Camp, 601 N. Wheeler, Jasper, Texas 75951.
Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper.