SFC (Ret.) Edward Clark ReevesJune 11, 1933 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 84)
Edward Clark Reeves, 84, of Columbus, GA passed away Tuesday, January 09, 2018 at Columbus Hospice House in Columbus, GA. A funeral service will be held at Vance-Brooks Funeral Home, 4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA on Friday, January 12, 2018 beginning at 3:00 PM EST. The interment will conclude the service at Evergreen Cemetery in Columbus, GA.
Edward Clark Reeves was born June 11, 1933 in Jakin, GA to the parents of William Reeves Sr. and Emma Hayes Reeves. Edward was a retired SFC U.S. Army Veteran proudly serving his country for 20 years. During his service he defended his country in both the Korea and Vietnam wars. Edward was awarded the bronze star and purple heart during his military service. After retiring from the U.S. Army, Edward worked for the Government Printing Office in Ft. Benning, GA where he retired after 20 years of employment. He enjoyed fishing, watching college football and was a Georgia Bulldog fan. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will forever be missed.
Other than his parents, Edward is predeceased by his sister, Ruth Lane and brother, Bill Reeves.
Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Mary Ware Reeves of Columbus, GA; daughter, Mary Emma Reeves of Atlanta, GA; son, Edward Mark Reeves and wife Lisa of Ft. Walton Beach, FL; sister, Kathryn Finch of Tallahassee, FL and one special grandson, Mark Alan Reeves of Pensacola, FL. A special thank you to his good friend and caregiver, Charlie Mae Terry, as well as Barney the Cat.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Columbus Hospice House.