After a lengthy battle with his health, Norman Lynn Reese, 79, passed away October 12, 2020, at his home in Diamondhead, Mississippi.
Norman was born on May 27, 1941, in Baytown, Texas, the son of the late Neal Reese and Jesse Maree Monroe. He was a graduate of Haynesville High School in Haynesville, Louisiana, class of 1959. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history from Southern State College in Arkansas in 1963.
He was an Insurance Claims Manager at USF&G for 30 years in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. After retirement, he decided he couldn’t stay out of the work force and joined LIGA as the Director of Claims until 2014. Norman was a very dedicated man to his work and was a well-respected member of the insurance industry in Baton Rouge.
To his friends, Norman was known as “stormin Norman”. He will be remembered for his “you da man’s” and funny antics around his friends. He enjoyed playing golf, collecting car figures, and was crazy about his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Norman Reese was preceded in death by his grandmother Maree Bond and his beloved daughter Debbie Hebert.
His survivors include his wife of 58 years, Kay Bishop Reese; daughter Kristi Reese Clayton and husband, Ron Clayton; son in law Ricky Hebert; brother Scott Monroe and wife Cindy Monroe; 6 grandchildren, Bryce Hebert, Kaylynn Hebert, Joseph Clayton, Matthew Clayton, Catherine Clayton, and Caroline Clayton; one great grandchild Paislee Hebert; and other extended family. He leaves behind his dachshund that was by his side until the end, Gabi.
Norman’s family would like to thank the staff from Notre Dame Hospice for their compassion and exceptional care.
The family would like to invite you to join them for a celebration of his life at Riemann Family Funeral Home, 9113 Kiln DeLisle Road, Pass Christian on October 20th at 2:00 pm with a visitation from 1:00-2:00 pm. The family would also like to extend an invite to join them at the Diamond Head Country Club following the services.
RIEMANN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 9113 Kiln DeLisle Road, Pass Christian, is serving the family.
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