- February 14, 1930 - July 14, 2011
- Longview, Texas
of Jack's Passing
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“Mrs. Wanda, What a blessing it has been to know you and your dear husband. I want you to know I love you, and you & your family are in my thoughts...Read More »
1 of 31 | Posted by: DeAnna (Gray) Doyle - Longview, TX
“Kyle and Kathleen, you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless and comfort both of you in the days to come. My dad, the late Henry Gossett,...Read More »
2 of 31 | Posted by: Sally Gossett Barron - Longview, TX
“I was so sorry to learn of Jack's death. The Reeves family was a special part of my early life. I even grew up in the house my parents (Cleo and...Read More »
3 of 31 | Posted by: Ann Marlowe Golding - Dallas, TX
“Hi, Rick and Debi, We were so sorry to hear about Jack......such a wonderful man. We're friends with Gary Pittard (used to be with Exxon) and he...Read More »
4 of 31 | Posted by: Tim & Becky Harris - Tyler, TX
“Kyle & Rick, Sorry to hear of your dad's passing. He was a great individual and we enjoyed visiting with him years ago at Chad's baseball games. I...Read More »
5 of 31 | Posted by: Gary Hale - Longview, TX
“Wanda: We are so sorry about Jack. I spoke with your neighbor, my dear friend Sandra Skoog, Friday and just wanted you to know we are thinking of...Read More »
6 of 31 | Posted by: Lynan Day - Longview, TX
“Mrs. Reeves, Kyle and Kathleen, Rick and Debbie, and families, I am so sorry to read of Mr. Reeves passing. He was a person I respected and liked...Read More »
7 of 31 | Posted by: WANDA PILCHER - GLADEWATER, TX
“Kathleen and Family, May the love of family and friends and your abiding faith in God comfort you all in the days ahead.
8 of 31 | Posted by: Charlotte Kennedy - Longview, TX
“We are so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. We were out of town until late Saturday afternoon and missed the service. I remember Jack being my...Read More »
9 of 31 | Posted by: John & Linda Cotten - Longview, TX
“Keeping all of you in my prayers during these days.
10 of 31 | Posted by: Amy Hill - Houston, TX
“Jack, will be truly missed by his family and friends. I am sure he is with God telling them how things should be done.
11 of 31 | Posted by: Sarah McClellan - Longview, TX
“Kyle and Kathleen, Please know that you and your families are in our prayers at this time. Know the wonderful memories will be with you forever.
12 of 31 | Posted by: Brenda Liverman - Longview, TX
“Wanda, Rick and Kyle, Longview has lost a true gentleman and and a giant among men. Jack did a tremendous amount of work on behalf of the kids and...Read More »
13 of 31 | Posted by: Pat and 'holley' Noon - Longview, TX
“We were saddened to see Jack's final story in the paper this morning. We remembered him, Wanda,and his family from Greggton in years past. We are...Read More »
14 of 31 | Posted by: Norman and Gladyne Hluchan - TX
“Dear Wanda, Kyle and Rick, and family, We have many fond memories of the Reeves family. You all are in our prayers at this time. Chuck and Winona...Read More »
15 of 31 | Posted by: Chuck & Winona Williams - TX
“Jack Reeves was a great and kind man. May the Peace of God be with all of you in the family during this adjustment.
16 of 31 | Posted by: Bryan White - TX
“To the Reeves family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Mr Reeves was a special person. Edwin and Cheryl (Walters) Parr
17 of 31 | Posted by: Cheryl Walters Parr - Longview, TX
“Our prayer and condolences to all the family your friend David Choy & family
18 of 31 | Posted by: David Choy - Longview, TX
“Wanda, our prayers and love are with you and family during this time.
19 of 31 | Posted by: Mr. and Mrs. Gene Sills - Austin, TX
“Wanda, our thoughts and prayers are with you and family.
20 of 31 | Posted by: David and Zella Hash - Longview,, TX
“Many memories of accociation with Jack & Wanda in our church going. Our prayers are with the family in this time of sorrow. May GOD bless you all.
21 of 31 | Posted by: Ginny & Eddy Bower - Longview, TX
“I was blessed to be a small part of Jacks life the last week,but in this week he showed me what kind of man he was. Even in all his worst pain he...Read More »
22 of 31 | Posted by: jolene jennings - Tatum, TX
“Wanda, and Family, We celebrate with you knowing that Mr. Reeves has taken his next step into eternal life with Jesus. He will be missed. Ya'll are...Read More »
23 of 31 | Posted by: Ronald & Linda Cross - Longview, TX
“Jack will be missed by all that knew him. My Thoughts & Prayers are with the Family.
24 of 31 | Posted by: Charlie Alread - Longview,, TX
“Mrs. Reeves and Family Sorry to here about Mr. Reeves. I was a little boy my first memory of Mr.Reeves riding to Lake of the Pines with him to Fish...Read More »
25 of 31 | Posted by: Thomas McKinney - Longview, TX
“Wanda--Please accept my sincere condolences. You will be in my prayers for sweet memories of your beloved husband and the Lord's powerful,...Read More »
26 of 31 | Posted by: Cathey Green - Longview, TX
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. 2 Corinthians 4:14-5:1
27 of 31 | Posted by: Marc, Emily, and Wyatt Ross - TX
“So very sorry for your loss, Wanda, Rick, Kyle and family. I hope to see you and express my condolences in person at the Memorial Service. You all...Read More »
28 of 31 | Posted by: Bill Parker - Wake Village, TX
“So very sosrry to hear of the death of my friend Jack. We were not real close friends, but I had a great appreciation of his values, ideals,...Read More »
29 of 31 | Posted by: Wayne Dolive - Longview, TX
“Mrs. Reeves and family, So sorry to learn of Jack's death. I will always remember how nice and pleasant Jack was when he hired me to market the Lake...Read More »
30 of 31 | Posted by: Nell Raper Boren - TX
“We all here at Buckhorn Lake Resort will miss Jack very much. Him and his dog Montana was a fimiliar site walking throughout the resort. Once he...Read More »
31 of 31 | Posted by: Sheryl - Kerrville, TX - friend
Rader Funeral Home Inc
Jack Reeves Funeral services for Jack Reeves, 81, of Longview will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Mobberly Baptist Church of Longview with Dr. Greg Zackary, Kathleen Reeves and Chad Reeves officiating. Entombment will follow in Rosewood Park. Mr. Reeves passed away Thursday, July 14, at his home in Longview. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mr. Reeves was born January 14, 1930 in Gladewater, TX to Homer and Magie Lee Reeves and had been a resident of Longview since 1962. He grew up in Gladewater and was a 1946 graduate of Gladewater High School. In 1949, he graduated from Baylor University with a bachelorï¿½s degree. He was the CEO of Reeves Oil and JRï¿½S Quick Stops. Jack was charter President of the Gladewater Jaycees and was selected outstanding Jaycee in 1955 and he was the past president of the Greggton Noon Lions Club. He was a member of the Texas Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association since 1963, and served as president for 2 years. He served on the Pine Tree School Board for 4 years, the Longview City Commission for 9 years and served as Mayor of Longview for 2 terms. Jack was the former secretary of the East Texas Council of Government, served on the Gregg County Appraisal District Board for 7 years. He was a member of the Greggton Methodist Church for 37 years, where he served on the board. He was the Sunday School Superintendent, chairman of the new sanctuary committee and was chairman of the finance committee. For the past 13 years, he was a member of Mobberly Baptist Church where he served as an usher. He was preceded in death by his parents. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 61 years, Wanda Reeves of Longview; sons and daughters-in-law, Rick and Deby Reeves of Hallsville and Kyle and Kathleen Reeves of Gladewater; grandchildren, Chad Reeves of Springdale, AR, Brooke Reeves Garwood and husband Jerrell of Longview, Jason Reeves of Longview and Justin Reeves of Longview; and great grandson, Tucker Garwood. Memorial contributions may be made to the Buckner Foundation, 600 N. Pearl St., Suite 2260, Dallas, TX 75201, firstname.lastname@example.org or to Mobberly Baptist Church Building Fund, 625 E. Loop 281, Longview, TX 75605.
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