The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

December 7, 2012

Ricky Dale Reese

Published 12-7-12

Enid News and Eagle

ENID — Funeral for former Lawton resident, Ricky Dale Reese, 12, of Enid, will be 2 p.m. today, Dec. 7, 2012, at Cameron Baptist Church, Lawton, with Wade Burleson officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Lawton, under the direction of Becker Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Lawton.

Ricky died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, in Enid. He was born July 9, 2000, in Lawton to Ronnie D. and Valerie M. (Carpenter) Reese.

Ricky was a great student that loved to play football and playing with his cousins. He was currently attending Waller Middle School in Enid, Okla. He was a strong young man with a big heart and leaves behind so many that loved him and will never forget him. We miss you Baby Boy.

Survivors include his mother, Valerie Reese and her fiancé James South of the home; father, Ronnie Reese, Marlow; brother, Tyler Reese and sister, Brailee Reese, both of the home; maternal grandparents, Dale and Brenda Carpenter, Lawton; paternal grandfather, Ricky Reese, Marlow; aunts and uncles, Rocky and Stephania Carpenter, David Carpenter and Michael Carpenter, all of Lawton, Tyle and Lorena Christensen, Albert Lea, Minnesota, Jason and Charlene Jones and Lindsey Carpenter, all of Lawton. He is also survived by his cousins, Julia, Jaden, Justin, Jeremy Dale, Cody, Brandon, Suki, Zachery, Jordan, Timothy and Hayden, and special family friends, Donna and Damon South, Lawton.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Mammy, and maternal great-grandmothers, Treva Rose Avery and Joella Carpenter.

Memorials may be made through Emmanuel Baptist Church, Enid, to the Reese Family Fund.

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(Submitted by family)