Ronald C. Reese, former RIG, SER, Atlanta, passed away Friday, April 10, 2015, in a Tampa hospital. Ron began his federal service with 3 years duty as an MP with the Army in Germany. After leaving the service and graduating from college, he continued his law enforcement career with the Border Patrol in 1961 before coming to OIG-USDA about 1967. He was in Kansas City with OIG as an agent, supervisor and ARIG before transferring to Atlanta as RIG. Ron retired in 1984.
After retirement, Ron worked for First Union Bank until 1990. He then moved to his second career at Glock, Inc. from 1990 - 2005, where he retired again as Commercial Sales Manager.
A Memorial Service is scheduled Monday, April 20, 2015, at 10:00 AM:
St. John's Episcopal Church
902 S. Orleans Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606
Cards may be sent to:
Laura & Leslee Reese
c/o Ronald C. Reese
2401 Bayshore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33629
The following is his published obituary:
REESE, Ronald Cuthbert "Ron," 80, of Tampa, son of Cuthbert and Hazel Reese, passed away on April 10, 2015. Ron was born in Tampa and graduated from Hillsborough High School, class of 1950. Upon graduation from HHS, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. That was the beginning of his 26-year law enforcement career. After his three-year stint with the military police in Germany, he returned home and graduated from the University of Tampa. While in college he married Sue Warner and that union produced two daughters, Laura Florer and Leslee Sue Reese. His law enforcement career resumed in the U.S. Border Patrol, El Paso, TX, and then by transfer to Kansas City, MO, and Atlanta, GA, with the Office of Inspector General, USDA, where he retired as Regional Inspector General of the Southeast Region.
Ron is survived by his daughters Laura and Leslee, and four granddaughters, Lauren Gibson, Suzanne Flowers (Dillion), and Ashley and Rebecca Wilson. Also by his brother Jim Reese and sister Jeannie DeGain (Donald).
A memorial service, conducted by the Reverend Charles E. Connelly, will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, April 20, at St. John's Episcopal Church, 906 South Orleans Ave., Tampa, FL, 33606. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church.