These men remember:Tom Shalley…..Freddy Johnson….Dave Farris…. Dean Oldham….Gary Thomas….Clarence Caldwell….Calvin Hunt….They remember Dr. Reece…
A well-known man, educator, coach and friend of the Greensboro community, that was Milton Reece, who passed away back on Tuesday of this week….His name will go down as one the key figures, in the history of sports, at Greensboro College…..
I may be a bit off the mark, but I believe all of these men either played for, or were with Dr. Reece during the time he was at, and coaching at Greensboro College….
Tom Shalley…..Freddy Johnson….Dave Farris…. Dean Oldham….Gary Thomas….Clarence Caldwell….Calvin Hunt….And a few more that I will be adding or subtracting….
OAK ISLAND — Milton E. Reece, 80, Professor Emeritus from Greensboro College, Greensboro, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, after a long period of failing health.
He was head of the Education Department and taught in the Physical Education Department at GC. He coached basketball and golf and served as Athletic Director during his 24 years at the college. Prior to teaching at GC, he taught and coached in the Greensboro public schools. Dr. Reece retired and moved to Oak Island, with his wife, Jane, of 58 years, where they began their 21 years of work with the Caswell Beach Sea Turtle Program. Milton was active in the Oak Island Lions Club, was a past president, but his favorite position was as the Club’s Tail Twister. The Lions Club honored him with the Melvin Jones Fellow award in December, 2010. He was also active in the Oak Island Linksters, and known for playing with his trademark yellow golf balls. Milton was a birthright Quaker, born in Chicago and raised in Iowa.
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