Edmond William Reese, 86, passed away peacefully on 1/31/19. Born Oct 6, 1932 Columbus, OH. Grad of Fishburne Military School, Waynesboro VA 1950. Enrolled OSU 1951. US Army M-41 Tank Driver 1953-55. Grad OSU Journalism School 1957. Disc jockey WCOL-1230AM 1955-1958. Member Ralph R Rickly Masonic Lodge 1957; York Rite and Scottish Rite 1958 (Meritorious Service Award 1991, 32nd Degree). Member Columbus Toastmasters Club 1963; President 1968; Hall of Fame 1969. Married Lynn Smith 1961; mother of Lawrence E. 1970. 1963 began 44 years at City of Columbus Land Acquisition Real Estate Division; ret 2007. Joined Grace Brethren Church 1976. Taught Sunday School 1978-2008. Joined Parents w/o Partners North 1980; Pres 1982. Married Toini Lintala 1983 (deceased 2016). Lived in Worthington. Joined Toini’s Ascension Lutheran Church 2008. Moved to Wesley Ridge Retirement 2013 and discovered a love of art. Survived by Lawrence, wife Kathleen (Roberts) and grandchildren Alexandra and William. Memorial Service: 1PM on Monday 2/11/19 at Kimes Chapel, Wesley Ridge, 2225 Taylor Park Drive, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068.