Roscoe Reams, 84, expert outdoorsman
By KIRSTEN TAGAMI
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/ ... tuary.html
Saturday, September 20, 2008
Roscoe Reams was a modern-day Daniel Boone. A world-class archer, he once shot a bear with a bow at 30 yards in the Smoky Mountains.
Mr. Reams wrestled alligators, set fishing records and was a master turkey caller who was in great demand as a hunting guide.
Roscoe Reams, surrounded by his collection of turkey calls, was a master at using them. He also was a famous archer.Even in his later years, Mr. Reams kept going strong, joining friends on hunting trips to Alaska and other parts of the U.S.
Mr. Reams, 84, of McDonough, died Tuesday when the old Ford Bronco he was driving ran off the road near Watkinsville. No other vehicles were involved in the crash, and Mr. Reams was alone in the Bronco. He died at St. Maryâ€™s Hospital.
The cause of the accident isnâ€™t known, said his wife, Elinor Reams. â€œNo one saw it. He may have had a stroke or a heart attack and then run off the road,â€
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