Richard “Dick” Alan Reiss, 80, of Hendersonville, NC passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2020 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. He was a son of the late E. Edward Reiss, MD and the late Marybelle Charlesworth Reiss. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Tom Reiss and stepfather, Robert L. Richard.
Dick graduated from Allegheny College, Meadville, PA with a BA in Fine Arts. He served as a Corporal in the US Marine Corps. Dick worked in residential and commercial construction owning his own company and as a licensed general contractor. He was an avid reader, singer, artist and photographer. He loved his family and they will miss his love, guidance and ever-present sense of humor.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Catherine Reese Reiss; sons, Scott A. Reiss (Cathy) of Newtown, CT and Ken E. Reiss (ReNae) of Fletcher, NC; daughter, Susan Reiss Miller of Hillsborough, NC; grandchildren, Ashley, Alex, Morgan and Kevin Reiss; sisters, Martha Reiss Sekely (Steve) of Sebring, FL and Kay Reiss (Louise) of New Hope, PA; step-sister, Jackie Richard Kadane (Ron) of Bonita Springs, FL; step-brothers, David Richard (Kathleen) of TX and Bruce Richard (Kathy) of CA; aunt, Betty Schattschneider; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
No services are planned at this time.