Gary Lee Reeves

Gary Lee Reeves, 69, Kearney, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.

Gary was born Aug. 22, 1949, in Stet, the son of Wilbur L. and Mabel Gladys (Van Soest) Reeves. He married Gloria Ann Dewey of Kansas City on May 25, 1974. She survives of the home.

Additional survivors include: one brother and daughter-in-law, Lowell Dean and Emelda Reeves of Dickson, Tennessee; one sister and brother-in-law, Velda Jean and Rick Conard of Kearney; and his many friends, old workmates and golfing buddies.

Gary was reared and educated in the area of his birth and graduated high school in Hardin. After high school, he went on to get his college degree in business administration at Warrensburg. Gary retired from St. Joe Distribution, where he worked for over 30 years. Gary was the ultimate host and loved to have family and friends over for special occasions, such as Father’s Day and Octoberfest. Gary enjoyed golfing with his buddies, especially his best buddy, his father-in-law, Gerald Dewey. Gary was all about the classic movies, and Turner Classic Movies was his favorite channel. He was an avid reader and enjoyed history. Gary was of the Christian faith.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Chillicothe Animal Shelter. They can be dropped off or mailed to Thurman Funeral Home, 507 E. Main St. – P.O. Box 190, Richmond, MO 64085.

Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at Thurman Funeral Home. Interment was in Richmond Memory Gardens.

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