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Updated: 07/10/2014 07:28:04PM

Jack Ronald ‘Red’ Reeves

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Jack Ronald "Red" Reeves

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Mr. Jack Ronald “Red” Reeves, passed away at his home with his family on Monday, June 30, 2014.

Red was born April 10, 1933, in Alturas, Fla., and moved to Fort Meade from Sarasota, Fla., in 1944.

He was retired from the U.S. Army and also the City of Fort Meade.

Red was a U.S. Army veteran, member of Fort Meade American Legion Post #23, Fort Meade, and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Fort Meade where he was very act and a former youth leader.

Red was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ada Ballard Reeves; brother, Oliver Reeves; sister, Brednda Brady.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Katheryne “Kitty” Lightsey Reeves, Fort Meade, Fla.; sons, Richard W. Reeves and Keith R. Reeves, both of Fort Meade, Fla.; daughter, Linda Kersey, Fort Meade, Fla.; sister, Virginia Riley, Milton, Fla; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 10-11 a.m., Saturday, July 5, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church, Fort Meade.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. with Rev. Vince Price Officiating.

Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Fort Meade.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, is in charge of arrangements.

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