Born Feb. 15, 1936, in Campbell, son of the late Elbert Rees and Gracie Cossey Rees Stratman, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, a salesman and he was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include one daughter, Becky Troutt, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; two sons, Dennis Rees, of Arizona and Rick McIver, of Springfield, Mo.; two brothers; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with Nathan Honeycutt officiating.
Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Campbell.