Paul Douglas Reese, 76, of Big Falls, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
Paul married Loretta Cole in 1962, and they had three children: Wendy, Darcey, and Mark.
Paul taught elementary school for 35 years, retiring in 1998. He taught in Prineville, Oregon for two years. Paul also drove a school bus and coached basketball. Paul enjoyed all the students he taught.
Paul belonged to the Lion’s Club and was President of the Flying Club for years.
Paul liked to go camping with friends, and fishing. He liked to buy kits and make fishing rods for the family.
He loved and enjoyed his grandchildren very much.
Paul was preceded in death by his sons, Mark and Darcey.
Paul is survived by his wife of 55 years, Loretta; daughter, Wendy (Chris) Melville; granddaughters, Kelsey and Jessica; grandson, Coty; family, Marcie (Scott), Kory, and Tara; great-grandchildren, Kam Bree and Ko Dee; sister-in-law, Nhung; aunt, Violet Dix; cousin, Gerry (June) Reese; and many nieces and family.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29th at the Big Falls Community Building.