William Reeves

Bill Reeves

Sunday, November 30th, 1941 Saturday, May 25th, 2019

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Obituary for Bill Reeves

Bill Reeves, 77, Navy Veteran, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019. He was born November 30, 1941 to Chester and Addie (Showalter) Reeves in Winfield, KS. Bill worked as an Electrical Contractor for Shelley Electric in Chanute, KS. He volunteered his time to help people and was an active member of Hillside Christian Church. Bill enjoyed reading and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Doris Bowles. Bill is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marva; sons, Mitch (Mary Beth) Reeves and Michael Reeves; grandchildren, Morgan Reeves, Maggie Reeves, Matthew Reeves, Marc Reeves, Mitch Reeves, Leanne Reeves, and Tracy Reeves; and siblings, Jim Reeves, Dona Cochran, and Jerry Reeves. Viewing: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, from 5 to 8 pm at Smith Family Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby, KS 67037. Funeral: 11 am, Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Hillside Christian Church, 8330 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67206. Interment to follow at 3 pm at Wilmot Cemetery near Winfield, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army, 350 N. Market St., Wichita, KS 67202 or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market St., Wichita, KS 67202.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Smith Family Mortuary
    1415 North Rock Road
    Derby, Kansas
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    Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
    5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, May 30th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Hillside Christian Church
    8330 E. Douglas Ave.
    Wichita, Kansas
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    Thursday, May 30th, 2019
    Rev. William McConnell
  • Interment

    Thursday, May 30th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Wilmot Cemetery
    7200 151st Rd
    Winfield, Kansas
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    Thursday, May 30th, 2019

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Robert J. Douglas

Robert J. Douglas
I knew bill only a short time, we were shipmates in thenavy. rest in peace Bill.
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Walter Joe Robinson

My best friend of 60 years has passed. Fair winds and following seas, sailor. Tweeeet!! Now hear this, now the duty chicken lay down to the galley and run thru the soup. Farewell, my friend, I will miss you forever.
Comment | Posted at 11:37am via Condolence

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My heart goes out to all. Great man, husband, father, and grandfather.
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