LISBON - Earl H. "Rusty" Reese, 56, of Depot Road, Lisbon, Ohio, died on Thursday, May 31, 2012 in the emergency room at Salem Community Hospital after suddenly becoming ill at his home. He was born in Canton, Ohio on April 25, 1956 and was a son of Irene (McNaught) Reese of East Liverpool and the late Earl D. Reese.
Living his entire life in this area, he was a driver for Superior Dairy and was a 1974 graduate of Beaver Local High School. Rusty was an avid Ohio State fan and enjoyed going to Corvette car shows.
His wife, Deborah (Carnes) Reese survives him. They were married on October 10, 1974.
Besides his mother, he is also survived by his son, Brian F. Reese and his partner Trevor Kerns of Columbus, Ohio; his daughter, Jennifer Miller and her husband Raymond, Jr. of Lisbon, Ohio; two brothers, David Reese and his wife Sandy of Charlotte, N.C. and Andy Reese of East Liverpool, Ohio, as well as two grandchildren, Justin Miller and Whitnye Kerns.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Bill Betteridge officiating. Burial will follow in Columbiana County Memorial Park.
The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta today, Friday, June 1, 2012 from 3-8 p.m.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation-Parkinson Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163.
Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guestbook or send condolences online at www.altmeyer.com