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Richard Herman Reeves, 75, of 237 Odom Mill Road, Mount Olive, died Saturday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield.

The funeral will be held tonight at 7:30 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The Rev. Chris Watkins will officiate. A private family graveside service will be held at Britt Family Cemetery.

Mr. Reeves was born in Winston-Salem on April 14, 1928, to the late James Ellis and Maggie Clark Reeves. He was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church in Walkertown and attended Oak Heights Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Owens Reeves; four sons, Danny Reeves of Lexington, Billy Reeves and Bobby Reeves of Dudley, and Timothy Reeves of Mount Olive; two daughters, Janie Maggard of Mount Olive and Debbie Nichols of LaGrange; one brother, James Reeves of Asheville; and 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, eight brothers, and a granddaughter, Tiffany Reeves.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home tonight following the service, and other times at the home of his daughter, Janie Maggard, 229 Odom Mill Road.

Condolences to the Reeves family may by sent via e-mail to howellfh@earthlink.net


Published in Obituaries on April 5, 2004 1:45 PM