Little Bobby Reese Growing Up in Exton, PA - Robert Reese

Little Bobby Reese Growing Up in Exton, PA

Robert Reese

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This is the author's life story of growing up in Exton, Pa., from 1931-2010. He shares his memories of how Exton grew from a tiny village into a thriving town in the middle of Chester Co., Pa. He worked hard and long his whole life, beginning at his parents' farm and restaurant/gas station. He has worked for Nat Gas delivering propane tanks; Murray's Appliance in Paoli hauling appliances and installing a.c. units and antennas; Cabrini College as a baker; and at Beloit Eastern and Pepperidge Farm in Downingtown. He has hauled milk; sold ice, real hardwood charcoal, and firewood; set up for dog shows; and peddled produce and flowers for roadside stands and stores, such as Genuardi's. At one time he owned Twin City Beverage in Spring City and had his own bakery where he sold his famous sticky buns. One of his most important contributons was helping to start the West Whiteland Fire Company and being a volunteer fireman. He includes the stories of many of the fires as well as the times they assisted Downingtown, Lionville, and East Whiteland Fire Companies, among others. (184pp. illus. Masthof Press, 2015.)

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