August 31, 1938 - April 17, 2021
Lerman V. Reece Sr., age 82, of Bourbonnais passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. He was born August 31, 1938 in Big Flat, AR, the son of Aldrun Prevo and Cora Elizabeth (Baker) Reece. He was married to Laiyi You. Lerman was the owner of Reece Drywall. He was an avid sportsman and enjoyed hunting and being on his farm in Arkansas. Lerman loved to go out to eat at various area restaurants. Surviving are his wife, Laiyi Reece of Bourbonnais; three sons and one daughter-in-law, Phillip Croak of VA, Kurt Reece of FL, and Lerman V. Jr. & Genny Reece of AR; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Sandra Valdez of AZ, Rebecca & Frederic Castagne of UT, Melinda Mattox & Dr. Stonewall McCuiston of IL, and Emily & David Stoves of SC; one stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Bruce & Shazhu Cao of IL; fifteen grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; five sisters and three brothers-in-law, Bernice & Dess Johnson of ID, Joy Bell Aldeek of IL, Sherion & Donald Gust of TX, Brenda & Rick Freeman of AR, and Linda Haddock of AR; and three brothers, James Deloy Reece of ID, Terry Gene Reece of AR, and Rendal Reece of IL. Lerman is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, L Z Reece, Arvin Reece, and Alton Prevo Reece; two sisters, Floyce Sneathern-Everett and Shirley Sue Clark; and one grandson, Devin Goeke. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the time of the 7 p.m. funeral service on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais. Please wear a face mask and practice social distancing guidelines. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. Memorials may be made to Uplifted Care or Riverside Medical Center Foundation.
Lerman V. Reece Sr., age 82, of Bourbonnais passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. He was born August 31, 1938 in Big Flat, AR, the son of Aldrun Prevo and Cora Elizabeth (Baker) Reece. He was married to... View Obituary & Service Information
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