LEBANON -- A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, February 7 at the First United Methodist Church for Mr. Reeves, 79, of the Norene Community.
A native of Wilson County and a gradaute of Watertown High School, Mr. Reeves died February 1, 2009 at his residence.
A 20-year veteran of the US Air Force and retired from General Electric after 16 years of service, he was a member of Lebanon’s First United Methodist. He was a fighter pilot in the Korean War, flew C-130’s in Vietnam; and piloted B-47’s and C-141’s during the Cold War and the Cuban Missle Crisis.
He was the son of the late Carl and Ruby Nina Dowell Reeves, Sr.
Visitation: Saturday, 10 a.m. until the service. Conducting the service will be: Rev. Martin Thielen, Brother Barry Keene and Rev. Bucky Hesson.
Survivors include: wife Annie Charlene Sawyer Reeves of Norene; children Carl Neel (Stacy) Reeves, III and Amy Reeves Upchurch; grandchildren Neel Reeves, Michaela, Deanna, Juliana and Lenora Upchurch.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations to the Willow Brook Hospice, 381 Riverside Drive, Suite 440, Franklin, TN 37064.
Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown, is in charge of arrangements.