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Timothy J. Reis

Timothy John Reis passed away peacefully at home on January 12, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was born January 24, 1965, in Sac City, Iowa, to Paul Jerome and Carol Lou (Carnes) Reis.

Tim spent his childhood and adolescent years living in Early, IA with his family. He attended Crestland High School and graduated in 1984. A couple of years after school, Tim moved to Lee’s Summit, alongside his brother Bob and sister Mary. Tim attended a trade school to become a machinist. He worked for several years at R&D Tool and Engineering. Tim then began his own drywall company which he ran until his passing.

Tim had a love for his family and friends and being outdoors. His hobbies included riding dirt bikes and his RZR, working in his building, and spending time with his family, friends, and his two dogs. Tim was loved dearly by many family and friends.

Tim was preceded in death by his father, Paul Jerome Reis.

He is survived by his mother, Carol L. (Carnes) Reis of Lee’s Summit, MO; two children, Travis Reis and wife Rachael Reis of Lee’s Summit, MO; daughter Rachel Reis of Lee’s Summit, MO; a beloved grandson, Teddy Reis; two brothers, Bob Reis and wife, Nancy Reis of Lee’s Summit, MO; and Mark Reis and wife, Sara Reis of Lee’s Summit, MO; and three sisters, Connie Jensen of St. Ansgar, IA, Gail Drey and husband Keith Provin of Iowa City, IA, and Mary Reis of Pleasant Hill, MO.

All services will be held at Wallace Funeral Homes, 422 N. Lake St. Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080. The family will receive friends from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon on Saturday, January 18, 2020, Funeral Service will immediately follow at 12 Noon with Bro. James Kennedy officiating. Casket Bearers will be Bob Reis, Mark Reis, Travis Reis, Doryan LeBaron, Brian Chaney, Randy Anderson and Mike Raysik. Interment will be in Adams Cemetery, Grain Valley, Missouri.

The family suggests donations to the Center for Transplantation at The University of Kansas Health System. Donations can be made payable to The University of Kansas Health System and mailed to Fund Development, 2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Suite 305, Westwood, KS 66205 or visit to give online.



14 Messages

  • Bozena Jirinec Posted January 16, 2020 7:23 pm

    Our thoughts are with you during this time. We are so sorry for you loss. Tim was a great guy.

  • Brenda Russell Posted January 16, 2020 9:31 pm

    I grew up with Mark, Mary and Tim and your dad drove the bus I rode to and from school. I am so saddened to hear about your familie’s great loss! Tim was always a very good spirited guy. The photo with him grinning ear to ear is how I remember him! Lifting your family up in prayer at this time!

  • Danel m paisano Posted January 17, 2020 8:48 am

    Nuestras más sinceras condolencias ala familia.. DEP nuestro gran amigo Tim🙏

  • Todd Carnes Posted January 17, 2020 3:48 pm

    I am saddened to hear about the loss of Tim. The weather is keeping me from being with you during this difficult time but my thoughts are with you. I have such fond memories of Tim and our times together in either Early or at Grandpa & Grandmas. Please accept my deepest condolences for your family’s loss. Love, Cousin Todd

  • Carole Ramsey Posted January 17, 2020 5:43 pm

    I am so very, very sorry for your loss!! Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers!,🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • Jean Statz Posted January 21, 2020 8:55 am

    Hugs and prayers to your family. So sorry to hear of your loss.

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