Terry Dee Rees, 61, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 8, 2016 with his family by his side after battling health issues for many years. Terry was born March 12, 1955 to James D. and Evangelyn (Vangie) Rees in Ogden, UT. He graduated from Weber High School in 1973.
Terry was employed at Perlator, and later retired from Lifetime Products as a maintenance technician. He was a talented mechanic and rebuilt his 1977 Corvette.
He enjoyed camping, riding his Harley and going to car shows.
Terry married Lien in 1999 in Jackson, WY and they had many adventures together.
Terry’s favorite tradition was Christmas Eve where all his kids and grandkids would come over to celebrate. He loved having everyone together. Terry was known for his sense of humor and his ability to make light of any situation. He was always cracking a joke.
Terry is survived by his children, Cassie (Joel) Quist, Jeremy (Natalie) Rees, Misty (Desmond) Grogan, Tiffany (Shane) Bishop; his 11 grandchildren; his siblings, Lynette and Dave and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Charlene.
A Viewing will be held on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, UT.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 11:00 am at Leavitt’s Mortuary. Friends may visit with the family prior to services from 10:00 to 10:45 am.
The family would like to thank McKay Dee’s ICU doctors and nurses for their support and the Officers on the scene for their help in extending Terry’s life.
You’ll always be in our hearts, Dad and Grandpa. We love you. You fought a hard fight and we’re so proud of you.
Please send condolences to the family at: www.leavittsmortuary.com
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Time: 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Friends may visit with the family prior to services from 10:00 to 10:45 am.