James Ross Reeves  August 16 1936  December 12 2022

James Ross Reeves August 16 1936 December 12 2022

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August 16 1936 December 12 2022
James Ross Reeves August 16, 1936 – December 12, 2022 Share this obituary Send Flowers Sign Guestbook| View Guestbook Entries| Send Sympathy Card James Ross Reeves, 86, of Benton, passed away Monday, December 12, 2022. He was born in Lonoke, Arkansas, on August 16, 1936 to the late Virgil and Irene Reeves. Ross’ mother passed away when he was six months old, and his father married Oralee Wright Reeves. He grew up in the Bauxite community, attending Bauxite schools and was a member of the class of 1954. Ross was an Air Force Veteran, serving on active duty from 1955–1959, and remained in the Reserves until 1963. He spent 36 years working at Alcoa, retiring from the Lab in 1999. Ross attended Holland Chapel Missionary Baptist Church over 60 years with his family. In his latter years, he served on the carpentry crew and was an active participant in the Golden Agers activities. He was active in the Future Panther Football Program and was a coach for the Eagles, winning the championship in 1971. Ross was also a Little League baseball coach for many years. He was a huge supporter of all activities involving his children and grandchildren and was a big Benton Panther Baseball fan. Ross was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Linda Lou, his parents, Virgil and Oralee Wright Reeves, and brothers, Jimmy and Freddie Wright. Ross is survived by his children, Steve and Karen Reeves, Lori and Eric Ascough, Shari and Tommy Mills, and Kristi and Jim Bundrick; his grandchildren, Laura Reeves, Stephaney Reeves, David and Jessica Reeves, Rachel and Brandon Wooten, Justin and Payton Mills; his great grands, Zoey, Race, Sage, Jack Ross, Ella, and Jon Ross; his sister, Julia Ann Campbell. The family would like to thank the staff of Pleasant Hills Adult Daycare and Kindred Hospice Care; also acknowledge some very special ladies who became our extended family as they provided care for Dad and Mom: April, Shona, Kaleigh, Kendra and Keri. Chapel services by Ashby Funeral Home will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 20th with Bro. Kim Hammer officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Crest Cemetery in Alexander. Visitation will be at Ashbys, Monday, 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to The Bauxite Museum, P.O. Box 245, Bauxite, AR 72011. Online guestbook at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com SERVICES Funeral Service Tuesday, December 20, 2022 11:00 AM Ashby Funeral Home 108 W. Narroway Benton, Arkansas 72015 Get Directions on Google Maps Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of James Ross Reeves August 16 1936 December 12 2022.

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Death notice for the town of: Benton, state: Arkansas

death notice James Ross Reeves August 16 1936 December 12 2022

obituary notice James Ross Reeves August 16 1936 December 12 2022

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