Robert Ray Reesh


Robert Ray Reesh, 79, passed away peacefully on November 27, 2015. He was born on March 2, 1936 in Youngstown, Ohio. Robert (Bob) received his BBA from Youngstown University and his MBA from Kent State University. He held high level management positions with JT Baker Chemical, General Foods and Gallo Winery. During his career, he traveled throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New York. Bob moved his family to Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida in 1974. He and his talented wife, Joyce, earned a successful career in real estate followed by happy years in retirement.

Bob is survived by his loving wife, Joyce, of 58 years, daughters Michelle (Dan), Sondra (Bill) and son Rob. Grandchildren Shannon (Rufus), Heather, Lauren, Julia and Bill. Great Grandchildren Derek and Jeremiah. He is preceded in death by his sisters Virginia and Margaret.

A funeral celebration will be held at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church on December 12 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Ed Shaner as Celebrant. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida.