Mr. David J. Reach

Published 4:09 pm Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Mr. David J. Reach, age 47, of Beulah passed away on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at the EAMC Lanier Hospital in Valley.

Mr. Reach was born in Columbus, Georgia on Feb. 12, 1972.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Thomas Reach, Jr. and two nephews, Jonathan and Curt Hemmings.

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David was a member of the Beulah Baptist Church.

He graduated from Beulah High School in 1991 and went on to Southern Union where he completed a technical degree program in welding.

David loved all sports, enjoyed playing sports, and loved the beach. He was an avid Auburn University football fan and loved racing.

He is survived by his mother, Kathy Reach; sisters, Macy Brewer, Melinda (Tye) Weldon; niece, Katie Reach; nephews, T.J. (Jordan) Newman, Jake Weldon; great-nephews, Carter Grant and Camden Grant; great-niece, Scarlett Newman; special aunt and uncle, Babs and Sammy Chambers; uncles, Archie, Joe, and Jack Reach; numerous cousins and other extended family members.

Services will be held on Sunday, January 5th, 2020 at 3 p.m. EST at the Beulah Baptist Church. His family will be receiving friends at the church on Sunday from 2 p.m. EST until the service hour. The Reverend Mitchell Smith and the Reverend Jim Dykes officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Beulah Baptist Church in David’s memory or potted plants, if you wish to send a floral tribute.

Please visit David’s Memorial Tribute page at to leave a condolence for his family, share a memory of David, or to light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.