Reese Sherrod Scull
Reese Sherrod Scull, 76, of Cleveland, Tennessee, beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather and friend, passed away at home on Sept. 20, 2017.
He was predeceased by his parents, Reese W. Scull and Norma R. Scull, of Rutherford College, North Carolina, and his grandson, Evan.
Reese was born and raised in Valdese, North Carolina, and graduated from Western Carolina University and North Carolina State University. He trained at the United States Naval Officer Candidate School, and served as a lieutenant from 1966-69.
Following his military service, Reese spent his career with the U.S. Forest Service on the Holly Springs, Washington-Jefferson, Chattahoochee, and Cherokee National Forests.
Reese is survived by his wife and best friend, Faye Scull of Cleveland, Tennessee, daughters, Heather Volk of Pueblo West, Colorado, and Kelly Miner of Ocala, Florida, grandsons, Reese and Julian, his sister, Sherry Rostan Scull of Rutherford College, North Carolina, and many relatives and friends.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff of Sarah Cannon Research Institute of Nashville. Their efforts, support, and dedication to cancer research and providing quality care over Reese’s final four years were a blessing of hope to him and to the entire family.
A celebration of Reese’s life and memory was at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church in Cohutta.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sarah Cannon Fund, 1100 Charlotte Ave., Suite 800, Nashville, Tennessee 37203.
The Clayton Tribune, Sept. 28, 2017