Cremation services and arrangements are under the direction of Kincannon Funeral Home.
He was born Jan. 17, 1942, in Lawton to Lea and Ada (Garcia) James. He attended Altus Schools and served two years in the U.S. Army. He worked for Lorin Winters as a house mover for several years.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by one son, Roger Reese Jr. of Okmulgee; a sister, Manuela Luttrell of Altus; a brother, Roy Kester of Clinton; nine grandchildren; one greatgrandchild and many friends.