Charles Reese

Charles Reese, 85, died Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Gustine, Texas.

He was born on March 9, 1935, in Gustine, to Earnest J. and Fannie Cora Mae (Bilbrey) Reese. He married Norma Jean Harris on May 29, 1954 in Gustine. He owned and operated Sinclair gas station in Gustine, delivered propane for Reese Propane, and worked 31 years as a mechanic at Texas Highway Department. He also farmed and raised cattle.

He is survived by his wife, Norma Jean Reese of Gustine; daughters, Charla Bean of Blanket and Rita Thompson of Brownwood; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and sisters, Wanda Christesson of New York and Gail Coulter of Brownwood.

He was preceded in death by a sister and and grandson.

Visitation will be at Comanche Funeral Home from 10:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. on Friday, June 5, 2020.

Graveside service will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Evergreen Cemetery. Condolences may be offered on line at

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, Texas 75284.

Published on June 05, 2020