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Charles Allen Reams

August 10, 1960 ~ March 21, 2020 (age 59)


Charles Allen Reams, age 59, of Harrogate, TN, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, March 21, 2020.  He was born on August 10, 1960, the son of the late Robert and Flora Harper Reams.

He was saved and went to his forever home to be in the presence of the Lord.  He worked 40 plus years as a mechanic and truck driver for AJJ Trucking.  He loved his job, racing and coffee.  He also enjoyed people and making them laugh. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Jimmy Purkey Reams and sister-in-law, Angie Reams. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Vicki Purkey Reams

Special Brother, Gary Reams

Brothers, Dean (Chong A) Reams, Joe (Sue) Reams

Sister, Roberta (Steve) Edmondson

Nieces, Jen (Brian) Caillier, Liz (Nathan) Arnwine and Kristie (Tim) Baker

Nephew, Christopher Reams

Many very special friends and some special children who were very dear to his heart, Preston, Paxton and Phoenix Dover, Jordan and Josh Hensley, and two little girls who stole his heart, Jenna Hensley and Palmer Grae Ely. 

Due to Governor Andy Beshear's Executive Order, given on March 17, 2020, and based on CDC recommendations to decrease the spread of COVID-19, all services will be private. 

A celebration of life ceremony will be planned at a later date.

Online condolences and guestbook are available at

Creech Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is in charge of all arrangements

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Private Services

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A celebration of life ceremony to honor Mr. Reams will be held at a later date. Time and date will be announced once it is decided upon.
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