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Reece Richard Torbett

September 26, 1930 ~ November 14, 2022 (age 92)

Obituary

Reece Richard Torbett, Age 92, of Englewood passed away Monday, November 14, 2022, at Athens Place.

Reece was a native of Englewood and lifelong resident of McMinn County.  He was a son of the late Oliver Houston and Adeline Casteel Torbett.  He was also preceded by his wife of 69 years Frances Manery Torbett, grandchildren Amanda Casteel Torbett and Brandon Carroll, brothers Ray Torbett, Roy Torbett and Ruel Torbett, sisters Polly Cardin, Gladys Collake, Thelma Cooley, Joyce Seymour, and Zeola Massengale.  

Reece was a member of Athens First Church of God.  He retired from DuPont as a Controller and enjoyed farming in retirement.

Reece is survived by

Daughter Cynthia Chism (Roy) of Englewood;

Son Rick Torbett (Cindy) of Talladega, AL;

Grandchildren Melissa Collier (Joey), Candyce Harrill (Brian), and Brittney Atwood (Tim);

Great Grandchildren Kelby Casteel, Ethan Zwierzynski, Cayden Zwierzynski, Brianna Carroll, and Brent Carroll;

Great Great Granddaughter Ella Vasquez;

Several Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 7 PM Friday November 18, 2022, at Ziegler Funeral Home with Pastor Roy Chism officiating. 

Interment will at 11 AM Saturday November 19, 2022, at Green Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Randy Williams, Scott McDowell, Ralph Buchanan, Mike Newman, Donnie Coffey, and Jerry Pearson.

The family will receive friends from 5 PM to 7 PM Friday at Ziegler Funeral Home.

If you are unable to attend the visitation and funeral service, you can sign the online registry at: www.zieglerfuneralhome.com

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Reece Richard Torbett.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 18, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
ZIEGLER FUNERAL HOME
521 W MADISON AVE
ATHENS, TN 37303-3490

Funeral Service
Friday
November 18, 2022

7:00 PM
ZIEGLER FUNERAL HOME
521 W MADISON AVE
ATHENS, TN 37303-3490

Interment
Saturday
November 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Green Hill Cemetery
1820 US Hwy 411
Etowah, TN 37331

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