Russell Paul Reach
Russell Paul Reach, 49, of 214 Imperial Drive, died peacefully in his sleep early in the morning of November 11 after a long battle with Lyme disease.
Born October 19, 1958 in Sudbury, Mass., Russell went on to attend Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, to receive his B.A. from Bob Jones University in 1982, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1985.
Russell moved to Greenville in 1993 to practice law at Wyche, Burgess, Freeman & Parham, P.A. before going into private practice in 1995.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Beth Brennan Reach; his six children, Emily Beth Reach, Roy Philip Reach, William Daniel Reach, Rebekah Ashley Reach, Sarah Brennan Reach, and Patricia Abigail Reach; his mother, Marjorie Lee Reach; his five brothers, Stephen Reach and wife Marianne, Bob Reach and wife Julie, David Reach, Tom Reach and wife Maggie, and Ronald Reach; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was predeceased by his sister-in-law, Lauren Reach; and by his father, Roy Wheeler Reach.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Faith Baptist Church in Taylors. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Faith Baptist Church, conducted by Pastor Dave Shumate. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park.