Leslie Wayne Reece, age 60, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2019 at his home. He was born August 31, 1958 in Mountain City, Tennessee to the late Janice Reece Ruddy. In addition to his mother, Wayne was preceded in death by his special friend, Ilona Anderson; uncle, Carl Reece, Sr.; Aunt and uncle, Polly and Clinton Breaux.
Wayne retired from Dewey Wright Well and Pump in Boone, NC. He enjoyed fishing, shooting guns and sawmilling. Wayne was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include his daughter, Susan Taylor and husband Billy; son, John Reece; sister, Denise Ruddy; grandson, Caleb Fletcher; aunt, Rose Reece; cousins, Debbie Waters and husband Jim, Carl Reece, Jr.; nieces and nephews, Kayla, Becca, Andrew, Jayden; and his special friends and neighbors in the Miningtown Community.
There will be a gathering of family and friends at Mountain City Funeral Home for Wayne’s Memorial service to be held later in the week. Please contact the funeral home for time and date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Johnson County Cancer Support Group, Flo Bellamy, 3510 Highway 421 N, Mountain City, TN 37683.
The family expresses special thanks to Dr. Jim Shine and his staff for all their help and care. Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com. The family of Leslie Wayne Reece has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683