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November 28, 2012

Anthony Wayne Reece

1968 - 2012

— Anthony Wayne Reece, 44, of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2012. He was born in Muskogee on April 23, 1968, the oldest of two sons to Mareyn Bumgarner-Reece and Arlie Reece.

He had a love of all things outdoors. He loved to hunt, fish, rope and ride horses. After he was disabled and could no longer ride, he never lost his love of horses. He enjoyed rodeos more than anything especially bull riding.

Anthony was an accomplished saddle and boot maker. It was wonderful to see someone so big tool such beautiful work.

Anthony lived with his brother, Jerry Reece who cared for him.

Anthony never met a stranger or ever held a grudge against anyone.

Anthony is survived by his mother, Mareyn Reece-Lewis; stepfather, David Lewis of Muskogee; brother Jerry Reece (Jim Hartman) of the home; aunts, Charlene Standifer (Mark) of Warner, Georgia Hughey (Larry) and Helen Bumgarner of Muskogee; one nephew, Tyler Riggs of Fort Gibson; his father, Arlie Reece and a host of cousins and friends.

Memorial services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Fosters’ Ivory Chapel.  Pallbearers are Brant Parker, Louie Armstrong, Don Cubit, Shawn Ousley, Jerry Royse, Darren Royse and Braden Royse.

Funeral service arrangements are under the direction of Foster-Petering Funeral Home.  Condolences to the family may be made at www.foster-petering.com

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