Funeral Service

Time: 12.20pm

Date: Tuesday 30th June 2020

Service Details:
A private family funeral will take place at Accrington Crematorium The ceremony is being streamed live and can be watched via this link :- Website Username Kepe5455 Password 536946

Reece Thomas Black

On the 15th June 2020 Reece aged 33 years passed away at the Royal Preston Hospital with his loving Wife and Mum by his side.
Devoted Husband and Daddy, Loving Son, Son In Law, Brother, Brother In Law, Nephew, Cousin and Friend to many.
Reece will be remembered for being a hardworking devoted family man.
Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Reece are being gratefully received on behalf of East Lancashire Hospice via the donate button below
Please feel free to send a message for the family of Reece Thomas Black, they may wish to read them out at the service and they will be published below the form here.

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MESSAGES for the family of Reece Thomas Black


Sarah Pickavance

To my beloved brother Reece, I will miss you and I am so sad about what has happened to you. You will forever be in my heart & I love you. Sleep tight until we meet again xxx


Sophie Pickavance

My loving caring brother Reece Black taken far too soon such a cruel world you will forever be in my heart. You was the most caring funny young man I love you and will miss you.



I am so sorry for your sudden loss.


Kimberley Whitehead

My thoughts are with you all at this incredibly sad time.



RIP Reece, taken far too young. Devastated and heartbroken for your family x


Amanda Green

Wanted to offer my sincerest condolences to Reece’s Family and friends at this difficult time. Reece was a hardworking, funny and devoted family man to his wife and daughter. An overall fantastic person. I’m sure he will be remembered and missed by many. RIP Reece. Love Amanda and Family xxxxx


Claire Whittaker

I used to work with you at The Dunkenhalgh sending strength to all your family at this difficult time, what a lovely person.


Laura Holt

Can’t believe your gone, you will be missed so much, I’m very grateful for your help and support at work and you always having my back I’ll never forget you. Love to you family and friends, your wife and daughter. You was an amazing, hardworking guy and I can’t begin to imagine what you family are going through. Sleep tight Reece ❤️



What a guy Reece was, always went out of his way to help anyone a loving family man and friend we will all miss you mate sleep well much love x


Deborah Thomas

We are all heartbroken by the loss of Reece, I have not seen him for a number of years but I always was aware of how he had made something so special of his life. He had a beautiful wife and a gorgeous little girl. My thoughts are for his wife, Susan his mum, and my step-dad David. Dave we all love you xxx Debs xx



I had the pleasure of working with Reece when we both started working at the Mill. No matter how horrible work was, he always made everyone laugh and smile and brightened your day. Such a lovely soul. My thoughts are with his family.


Laura, Nick, Lana and Elodie 

Literally still in disbelief. I can not believe such a loving, kind and caring husband and father has been taken away from them so soon. I vow to do my best to be there for Terri and Lola. Lana will always be her friend, you always mentioned how cute you thought Lana was! That’s something I’ll always remember – you were so kind. Thinking of You, Terri and Lola every single day. You will be missed, always Reece! Sleep tight xxxxx


Becky Walsh

Although I hadn’t seen Reece for a long time I have fond memories of him as a little boy, a small kid but with a huge smile. His happiness and love for his little family was clear for all to see. Sleep tight my little step brother xxx


Jordy Pickering

R.IP ❤️


Shaun & Emma Timlin

Thinking of you all Terri, Lola, and all of Reece’s family at this sad time x


Joe Ryan

My thoughts are with family and friends Reece was an amazing guy and I’m blessed to call him a friend so sad to hear is no longer with us going to miss our chests when man utd play ???? I will certainly be having a pint for you when the game is on gonna miss you mate.


Nancy Berry

I am sending you my deepest condolences you are all in my thoughts and prayers.


Tracy Ridsdale /Savage

It was a honour knowing Reece, he was was such a polite and well mannered lad, he will be sadly missed xxxxxxx


Julia & Andy Jackson
There are no adequate words, so may there be endless love to support you all now and always xxxxxx


Zoe H

I was a school friend of Reece’s older sister Sam and we spent many weekends as teens hanging around in Church. Reece was so funny and there was always laughter when he was around. I would like to send my condolences to his wife, daughter and all his family.


Karley Metcalfe

Susan, Sarah and the rest of the family, I send my deepest condolences and so much love. Heaven must of needed an angel, fly high young man and RIP. KARLEY AND FAMILY. XX


Sarah Parr

So sad too young to be taken may he rest in peace xx


Anne Croasdale

So very sorry for your loss. Reece was a good friend to my sons Paul and Daniel and Jack and will be very sadly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.


Kieran Bartlett
Still cant get over this and I don’t think people ever will, Reece was an absolutely top guy always been the same never say a bad word about anyone. He was a genuine true gent who loved his family very much. I am truly saddened by the news I wish to offer my deepest condolences to the family. Rest In Peace pal it was a honour to know such a nice guy.


Alex Bolton

Sorry to hear you was taken from this world too soon R.I.P.


Rebecca Curwen

My thoughts are with you all at this incredibly sad time a life taken far too young sending so much love and strength to you all you will all continue to be in my thoughts xxx



We are truly sorry for the loss of your beautiful husband and Daddy to Lola. May he watch over you and protect you from now until the end of time and be yours and Lola’s guardian angel. He loved you both dearly and it was clear to see. He will be missed by many.


Tracy Eastwood

My heart goes out to you all. I cannot imagine the shock and disbelief you are feeling. Reece was so young and it seems so unfair. Sending all my love especially to Terri & Lola xxxx


Sam Chew

Wow what a shock cant believe your gone pal. What a top bloke another one taken far too soon. Thank you for everything you taught me when we was smashing out the functions at work. My thoughts are with his family. R.I.P Reece buddy.



I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you Terri, Lola and family. Rest in peace. X


James Cregg

Reece I’m so sad that you have passed, you was a good guy, had loads of laughs with you, gone way to soon, love you all your Family, R.I.P


Shaun & Emma Timlin

Thinking of you Terri, Lola & all Reece’s family at this time x


Morgan Sturgeon

Sending my most heart felt condolences! Absolutely in shock…. I’m so sorry you’re going to have to go through all this pain I just hope you all find peace and let him live on through your beautiful children♥️  RIP chef.


Emma, Alvin, Aveline and Cliona

Words can’t express the depth of this loss. Know all our thoughts are with you right now.


Linda Tomlinson

So sorry for your loss, thinking of you all xx


Carolann Camb
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. xx


Debbie Rogerson

I hadn’t known Reece very long through working at the hospice but what a lovely, lovey person he was. So well mannered, polite and respectful. Life is so unfair! You will be missed by many Reece. Love to all your family at this desperately sad time xxx


Louise Baron

Rest in peace Reece and it was nice work with you at the hospice.


David & Jacqueline Kirkham

So sorry for your loss, thinking of you at this sad time x


Sarah Broad

Thinking of all the family, was a lovely bloke rip Reece ❤


Scott Shack

R. I. P… My friend, You where loved by all. May the lord bless your soul with the highest honour.


Debbie Moore

Terri and Lola, my heart is broken for you. I’m so, so sorry for your loss. Xx


Emma Parkinson

Sending all our love thoughts and condolences to another family member gone too soon. Rest in Peace Reece x


Shelley Lee Mia & Millee 

Truly heartbreaking sending our love strength and support to you all ❤️ Shelley Lee Mia & Millee xx


Donna Hinchliffe

So sad to hear Reece had passed away far far too early. I use to work with him at the Dunkenhalgh when he started as a chef and it was never a dull day. Thoughts are with Terry, Lola and the family at this sad time.


Procy. Mel. Tyler. Shay

It was an absolute pleasure to have known Reece and to call him a friend. We had some great times. Corfu last year. Horse Racing. Our trips out off town on a pub crawl. Halifax was unfortunately our last one. You will be truly missed pal but never forgotten. RIP.


Ricky Hindle

Message for the family of Reece Thomas Black: I only knew Reece from work for a short time when he joined the Hospice, but it was a pleasure to have known him. He was always friendly and helpful and I often spoke to him during the day. So sorry for your loss.