Richard W. Reese

November 26, 1930March 28, 2021

Richard W. Reese, age 90, of Overland Park, Kansas passed away on March 28, 2021 at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission.

Richard was born on November 26, 1930 in Kansas City, Missouri to Samuel W. and Dorothy (Dare) Reese. He attended the University of Missouri. Richard married Shirley Nadine (Shaffer) on November 23, 1958. In his early years, he worked for Coca-Cola, Milgram’s and he had other odd jobs. Richard also worked for General Electric, but much of his career was spent in the Banking and Loan business as Vice President. He began his career at Columbia Union and finished at UMB Bank. Richard was very proud of starting and running his own business, “Damm Plumber”. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his two sisters, Shirley Higgins and Beverly Loth.

Richard was the proud Father and Grandfather to his three surviving children: Darren (Valerie) Reese, Piper Reese-Jasso and Kristin (Matt) Swain; and grandchildren: Adam Reese, Kennedy Jasso, Sawyer Jasso, Connor Swain and Jake Swain


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Brenda Foster

April 8, 2021

Jeff and I are so sorry to hear the news that your Dad passed. We know how much you loved him, and cared for him, and will miss him. We hope that good and happy memories of your Dad carry you through your grief and adjustment of life without him.
All our love,
Jeff and Brenda

Betty Perkins

April 7, 2021

I first met Dick when we were freshmen in high school at Southwest high School in Kansas City, and we kept in touch over the years. He was a very special person and I know he will be missed by many.