Ronald T. Rees

REES, Ronald Thomas, 79, of Follansbee passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Weirton Medical Center.

He was born Aug. 9, 1934, to the late David and Iva Bell Craig Rees.

He was Retired from the WV State Lottery Division, and also served as Brooke County chief deputy under his father, Sheriff David Rees, and was a member of the Follansbee Church of Christ and an Army veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brothers Evan David “Bud” Rees and Robert Rees.

He is survived by his brother, Richard W. Rees of Follansbee, and several cousins and nephews.

There will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery in Follansbee, WV, on Saturday, May 24, at 1 p.m. with full millitary graveside rites by the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad.

Arrangements are being handled by Reasner Funeral Home, 1515 Charles St., Wellsburg.