Mr. James Randall Reeves, 71, of Baxley died Oct. 7 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah after a short illness.
Mr. Reeves was born Nov. 12, 1946, in Hazlehurst to the late William Martin “W. M.” Reeves and the late Effie Mae Cain Reeves. He was retired from Bates and Associates Construction and was a veteran of the United Sates Army having served in the Vietnam War. Mr. Reeves was a member of Harvest Chapel Church where he served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, and on the building, grounds, and maintenance of the church. He loved to fish and to build all kinds of what-knot tables and refinishing furniture or any type of woodworks.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Carter Reeves of Baxley; daughter and son-in-law, Suzanne and Jason Smith of Orlando, Fla.; son and daughter-in-law, Blake and Jamie Reeves of Hazlehurst; brother and sister-in-law, Burnette and Glynda Reeves of Baxley; grandchildren, Taira Sims, Cheyenne (Dyllan) Fennell, Christian Reeves, Jasmine Reeves, Lyla Smith, and Paisley Smith; and great-grandchild, Kye Sims.
Services were held Oct. 12 at Harvest Chapel Church with Pastor Agnes J. Sellers, Bishop Randy Sellers and Stewart Reeves officiating. Interment was in Midway Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Shane Reeves, Stewart Reeves, Carter Reeves, Carroll Reynolds, Brookie Carter, and Roger Smiley.
Honorary pallbearers were all friends in attendance.
Memorial contributions may be made to Harvest Chapel Church Building Fund 651, Holmesville Ave. Baxley, Georgia 31513.
Swain Funeral Home was in charge.