SPARTANBURG -- Mr. Reese Lesslie, 86, died Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at his home. Born July 24, 1920 in Lesslie, S.C., he was the son of the late William Sloan and Elloree Walker Lesslie. He was a retired auditor with the U.S. Treasury Department after 35 years of service and owned and operated a tax service for 24 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in World War II and the Korean Conflict and a member of the Spartanburg Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Williams Lesslie; a daughter, Margaret Lesslie Quiney of Anderson; a son, Reese Wylie Lesslie Jr. of John's Island; a brother, William Herman Lesslie of Columbia; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today, July 12, 2007, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2007, at Spartanburg Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church conducted by the Rev. Peter A. Waid. Burial will be in Neely's Creek Church Cemetery in Lesslie.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 1801 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307 or to SRMC Hospice Special Needs Fund, 120 Heywood Avenue, Suite 300, Spartanburg, SC 29302.
The family is at the home.
An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com.
Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel.