The Curry Coastal Pilot

John F. "Bear" Reece passed away Friday, June 1, 2012, of a sudden heart attack.

He was born Jan. 8, 1962.

Bear worked in the fishing industry for 20 years in Brookings. He enjoyed fishing, camping, mushroom picking and the Grateful Dead.

He is survived by his sons Joey Reece of Aberdeen Wash., and Jason Reece of Florida; grandsons Tyson Reece and Ryon Reece.

Contributions for final arrangements may be made at Kathy's Corner Market at the Port of Brookings-Harbor.

Submitted by

a longtime friend.