The Obituary for Mr. Bruce “Sonny Boy” Reese


Funeral service for Bruce Reese, 60, of Auburn, AL, will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 4881 US Highway 29 South, Auburn, AL 36830 with interment in the church cemetery, Reverend Thomas Brown will officiate.

Mr. Reese, who passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 at his home in Auburn, AL, was born September 15, 1958 in Macon County, Alabama.

Public viewing will be Friday, March 9, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Mr. Reese will lie in repose at the church one hour prior to the service.

He leaves to cherish his memory: mother, Edith Louise Reese of Auburn, AL; four sisters, Sharon Reese, Pat (Rev. Chester) Levett, Enette Reese and Myrtis Henderson all of Auburn, AL; six brothers, Willie Frank Reese (Pat) of Tuskegee, AL, John (Jeanette) Reese, Pompie Lee Dowdell, Ronnie Reese, Bobby Reese and Alvin (Jennifer Reese all of Auburn, AL; four aunts, Marion (Boss) Oliver, Virginia Finley of Auburn, AL, Yvonne (John Henry) Yancey of Stone Mountain, GA and Lois (Daniel) Core of Cleveland, OH; devoted friends, Henry Hill, Willie Tolbert, Albert Williams and David Felton; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Harri Funeral Home of Opelika is directing.