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James Reeves Sr.


1930 - 2016 Notice Condolences
James Reeves Sr. Notice


On September 2, 2016, James B. Reeves, Sr., 86, of Street, beloved husband of Norma Lee (nee Robinson) Reeves; devoted father of James B. Reeves, Jr. & his wife Robbie and Jane K. Kilby & her husband Bryan; cherished grandfather of Wil, Sarah, James, Caroline, Tommy and Lizzy; brother of George C. Reeves & his wife Mary Ellen, John T. Reeves, Lina R. Warfield and the late Mary R. Isenock. James graduated from Bel Air High School in 1946, before going to University of Maryland. After graduating from University of Maryland, James moved back to Forest Hill, Maryland to continue his farming career. He opened up a dairy farm and shipped milk until 1990. While faming, James worked for the Harford County Parks and Recreation, and was President of the Forest Hill Grange and Forest Hill Community Association. James was also the Vice President of the Harford County Farm Bureau and served on the Economic Development Community of Harford County and the ASCS Board. In 2006, James and Norma built their current home on their farm in Street, "Reeves, Reeves & Kilby". He continued to farm up to his last few days, growing hay and looking over his cattle. Most importantly, James took care of his family and devoted most of his time to his family and friends. Family and friends will honor James's life at the family owned Evans Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services - Bel Air, 3 Newport Drive (Rt. 23 & Rt. 24), Forest Hill on Sunday, September 4, 2016 from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. A funeral service will be held at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 4603 Rocks Road, Street, MD on Monday at 10:00 A.M. Interment Holy Cross Church Cemetery. If desired, contributions may be made to the Holy Cross Cemetery Fund. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at www.evansfuneralchapel.com.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Sept. 3, 2016
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