Charles Raymond “Chuck” Rees, age 68 of Paola, Kansas passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Vintage Park Assisted Living in Osawatomie. Graveside services will be 11AM, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at the Antioch Cemetery, rural Spring Hill. Visitation will be 9:30-10:30AM, prior to services at Wilson’s Funeral Home in Wellsville. Memorial contributions may be made to Ascend Hospice in care of Wilson’s, PO Box 486, Wellsville, KS 66092.
Charles Raymond Rees was born August 24, 1952 in Paola, Kansas, the son of Raymond Morris and Lois May (Brickey) Rees. He grew up in Paola and graduated from Paola High School in 1970. Chuck began farming in his youth with his father and after high school, putting up hay, raising cattle and operating his own farm was his life’s work. He was a creative cook who loved his vegetable garden, his side by side, spending time with his friends and in general, being outdoors.
Chuck is survived by his daughter, Ryeail Rees of Wellsville; granddaughter, Hailey Marie Rees of Wellsville; brother-in-law, Bob Krueger (Dee) of rural Wellsville; niece, Donna Arnaud and her husband Jeff of rural Lawrence; great-nephews, Raymond and Theodore Arnaud; and many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Sandy Krueger (2005).
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