M. David Reel, age 38, of Marion, passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at The McDowell Hospital. A native of McDowell County, David was born August 2, 1972 and was a son of Frances Conner Reel of Marion and the late David Junior Reel. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a sister Thurlie Elaine Reel. David was a member of Glenwood Independent Baptist Church and was known as a loving father and son. He loved NASCAR and was a Dale Earnhardt fan.
Surviving David, in addition to his mother, is the mother of his children, Kim Reel of Marion; two daughters, Krissy Reel and Bryce Reel, both of Marion; one brother, Kevin Reel of Marion and a large extended family and friends. â€śWeâ€™ll miss you buddyâ€ť.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Will Winchester and Brother Earl Reel officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 â€“ 11:00 a.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Glenwood Independent Baptist Church Cemetery. Flowers are acceptable and appreciated. Those desiring to make a memorial donation are asked to consider Gideonâ€™s International, P.O. Box 1788, Marion, N. C. 28752.