August 2, 1942 - January 9, 2021
He was born August 2, 1942 and raised in the New Salem Community on Lookout Mountain. He later served his country and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and gave back to his fellow veterans serving as prior Post Commander of American Legion Post 106. Edd was founder and CEO of Mountain Heritage Inc., founded in 1989, a commercial and industrial specialty construction company until his retirement and later formed a residential property management Cherokee Village Development Co. LLC in 2001. He was an avid fisherman and was happiest when he was out on the water in his pontoon boat catching crappie.
Proceeded in death by parents Ruth May Logan Reese and Alton Edward Reese; Daughter Kristin Reese and Son Eric Reese, Granddaughter Kaitlin Smith.
Surviving include his wife of 59 years Carolyn “Carol” Reese, Son- Todd (Kelli) Reese, Daughter- Jamey Williams, Grandchildren- Joey and Justin Reese, Andrea (Rick) Soto, Madison (Matt) Cox, Grace Williams, and Great-Grandchildren - Alec Soto and Gunner Cox
He was a much-loved family man and will be sorely missed by his family and many friends. Expressions of sympathy may be shared at ryanfuneralhome.net.
Funeral services will be held 2PM ET Wednesday January 13th, 2021 in the chapel with Pastor Randy Tinker officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Hills Memorial Gardens with Full Military Honors. Family will receive friends from Noon until 2 PM Wednesday at Ryan Funeral Home and Crematory, Trenton, GA.