Robert M. “Sam” Reeves
Augusta, GA – Mr. Robert M. “Sam” Reeves, 72, husband of Barbara Bailey Reeves, entered into rest Sunday, July 7, 2013, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend John Kilpatrick officiating.
Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Reeves, son of the late Robert Vernon and Virginia Lowrey Reeves, was born in Augusta. He served in the United States Marines from 1959 until 1964 and then worked with the Augusta Police Department. Afterwards he worked as a plumber, retiring from Thap Corp in 1992. He was a member of Silvercrest Baptist Church and the New Beginnings Sunday School Class.
He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Vernon Reeves, II.
In addition to his wife he is survived by his sons, Donald Richard Reeves and his wife, Terrie, of Augusta, Steven Wayne Reeves and his wife, Amanda, of Grovetown, and Vernon Keith Reeves, of Augusta; his grandchildren, Christina Elizabeth Reeves, Crystal Ann Munn, Justin Wayne Reeves, Joseph Steven Reeves, Brandon Shane Reeves, and Savanna Helen Reeves; great grandchildren, Peyton Lucas Taylor, Caylee Fasheun, Camaya Fasheun, and Alexander Reeves; his brother, George V. Reeves, of Hephzibah; his sisters, Sharon Blackstone and her husband, Paul, and Glenda Thomas and her husband, Larry, all of Hephzibah; and his sister in law, Ruth Bailey Morris, of Augusta.
Active pallbearers will be Peyton Lucas Taylor, Michael Thigpen, John McClellan, Henry Holley, Michael Keilholtz, Benjamin Keilholtz, and Larry Thomas.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the New Beginnings Sunday School Class.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 9, from 6:00 until 8:00 at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA 30906.