Jack Wallace Reeves, 89, of Santee, S. C. formerly of Charleston, S. C., husband of Doris Crosby Reeves passed away August 23, 2014. His graveside service will be held Thursday, August 28, 2014 in Bethany Cemetery, 10 Cunnington St. Charleston S. C. at 2:00 p.m.
He was born December 29, 1924 in Branchville, S.C., the son of Richard Howard Reeves and Lillie Weimer Reeves. He graduated from Murray Vocational High School. He was plant manager for Pillsbury Flour Company in Birmingham and Cullman Alabama. He was the owner of Early American Development Corp. in Charleston. Jack was a U.S. Army Veteran who served in Saipan during WWII. He was awarded three Bronze Stars, The Pacific Theater Ribbon, and The World War II Victory Medal.
Survivors include his wife of 71 years Doris Crosby Reeves, two sons Rodney David Reeves of Tallahassee, Florida, Richard Howard (Rick) Reeves and his wife Eugenia of Charleston, five grandchildren Laurie Ellan Reeves Amador (Ryan), Richard David Reeves, Joshua Culler Reeves, Eric David Reeves (Amanda), Elliott Richard Reeves, two great-grandchildren Audriella Amador and Mae Reeves. He is also survived by a sister-in-law Mary Crosby Taylor of Orangeburg, S.C., a niece Anna Wireman McAllister (Ernie), a nephew Charles (Charlie) Wireman (Polly) of Charleston, S. C. and a daughter-in-law Anne Culler Reeves of Tallahassee, Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Howard Weimer Reeves, a sister Hilda Reeves Napier, a twin sister June Reeves Wireman, and a brother-in-law Bo Taylor. Memorials may be
made to Jerusalem United Methodist Church P.O. Box 366 Elloree, S.C. 29047 or to the American Cancer Society.