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William James Reek, Jr.

February 6, 1960 ~ April 4, 2019 (age 59)

William James “Jim” Reek, Jr. (59 years old) of Milan, MO passed peacefully in his sleep on April 4th, 2019.  He was born February 6th, 1960 in Kansas City, MO; the son of William James Reek, Sr. and Dorothy Baker Reek.  He attended school and graduated from Bloomington High School with the class of 1978 in Bloomington, IL.

 

Jim had a passion for hunting and being in the outdoors.  You could always catch him with his binoculars looking at the critters in the woods behind his home.  Some of his best times were spent hunting with his son, Mark Reek, during various hunting seasons.

 

He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren-Aria Wilson, Will and Isabelle Andrews; especially during the holidays, where he was very much a child at heart.

 

He was preceded in death by his late wife-Trish Reek, William James Reek, Sr., his brothers-Mark Reek and Chuck Reek Coleman Cardarella, and grandmothers-Marie Freeman and Doris Stratman.

 

Jim is survived by Dorothy Baker Reek, Cheryl Leffler, Mark and Brandy Reek along with their 2 children, siblings-Tim and Debbie Reek, Sr., Pat Reek, Anthony Reek, and Misty Kink.  Numerous nieces and nephews with 2 special ones-Antonia and Tim Reek, Jr.  To also include his step-children-Kelli and Scotty Shull and Kori and Spencer Wilson with their 1 child.

 

Visitation services will be held on June 1st, 2019 from 12-2 pm at the:

Schoene-Ruschmeier Funeral Home

120 West 4th Street

Milan, MO 63556

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