William “Earl” Reeves, age 95, of Pt. Jefferson, Ohio, passed away October 14, 2019 at Wilson Health Emergency Room, Sidney.
He was born September 9, 1924 in Sidney, to the late Truman Reeves and Dorothy (Rossell) Reeves. He married Carol Douglas on September 10, 2003. His first wife, Leo (Kennedy) Reeves preceded him in death in 2002.
Earl is survived by daughters, Penny Ross of Quincy, Charlene (Richard) Trey of Troy, grandchildren; Shelly Webb, Chris Reeves, Scott Sarver, Rob Ross, Travis Reeves, Derek Sekas and sixteen great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Gary Reeves and Ron Reeves, two sisters, one brother, and a son-in-law George Ross.
Earl proudly served during WWII and was a POW. He was of the Protestant faith. He was a member of the VFW post 4239, Sidney American Legion Post 217, Am Vets Post 1986, and Eagles Lodge, all of Sidney. He was a member of the Northwestern POW Group. He retired from Baumfolder Corporation after 33 years of faithful service.
Earl enjoyed eating out, attending plays, playing poker, watching all kinds of westerns on television. He loved to go mushroom hunting, fishing and taking his beagle dogs (Butch, Rascal and Joe) rabbit hunting. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him.
Family and friends may visit on Monday, October 21, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. with pastor, David Clem, officiating. Burial will follow at Shelby Memory Gardens, Hardin, with full military honors performed by Sidney American Legion Post 217 and the US Army from Ft. Knox, Ky.
Donations may be made to Scarf in Earl’s memory.
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