Obituaries for Saturday, February 1, 2020

Kenneth D. Reese

Kenneth D. Reese, 75, of Richmond, Virginia, passed away peacefully on Dec. 26, 2019. He served in the National Guard before working for Harris Electric as a master electrician until his retirement.

He was preceded in death by mother Florence McCullough, father George Reese, stepfather Pete McCullough, sister Jane Brock, and wife Connie Williamson Reese.

He is survived by sister Sandra Gattuso, son Shawn (Dana) Reese, three grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at Koloa Missionary Church on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 4 p.m.

The family requests no koden (monetary gifts).

Ray Laird III

Ray Laird III of Poipu, passed away on Dec. 15, 2019, at the age of 76.

Born on May 21, 1943 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, he was a retired businessman.

He was preceded in death by parents Ray and Alice Laird Jr.

He is survived by wife Kathy Laird, daughter Michelle (Randy) Laird Bare, sons Steve Laird, T.C. Laird, Matt Laird and Joe Lester, and six grandchildren.

His celebration of life will be private.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.


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