David R Rea
January 25, 1944 – March 17, 2021
David R. Rea, 77, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at his residence.
David was born January 25, 1944 in Granite City, IL to Frank and Irma (Thompson) Rea. He married Terry Laney on August 20, 1976 in Granite City, IL. She survives and resides in Granite City, IL.
Also surviving is his daughter, Monica (Pamela Graklanoff) Rea of Hazelwood, MO; his son, James Headrick of Highland, IL; and grandchildren, Jalyn and Jameson.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
David worked for the railroad for many years and after his retirement, he worked as a groundskeeper at Wilson Park. He loved old European cars, playing cards & board games and being with his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
The family has entrusted Lake View Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights, IL with arrangements. Cremation rites will be accorded.