Mr. Cameron LaFayette Reeves, 68, of Douglasville, Ga., passed away Jan. 14, 2014 at Wellstar Douglas Hospital in Douglasville. He was born March 11, 1945 in Baker, the son of the late Jesse R. Reeves and the late Mrs. Vallie Helms Reeves.
Cameron was a veteran who served in the U.S. Navy
during the Vietnam War
, where he received the Commendation Ribbon with one bronze star
, Meritorious Commendation Ribbon Antarctica Service Medal and Vietnam Campaign Medal. Following his naval career he served in the Georgia State Defense Force as a one-star brigadier general.
In addition to his parents, one daughter, Linda Jordan, and one brother, Jesse Reeves, Jr., preceded Cameron in death.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Rachelle Reeves of Marietta, Ga.; daughters and son-in-law, Melissa Reeves, Joy Reeves and Tina and John Simpson all of Douglasville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Freddy Reeves, Johnny and Mary Reeves of Alabama and Wayne and Gloria Reeves of Florida; sister and brother-in-law, Martha and Larry Sowell of Brantley, Ala.; 20 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; and long time friends, Brenda Adams and Phyllis Lock, both of Douglasville.
The family will receive friends from 12:30-2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19 at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home and Crematory chapel in Douglasville. Memorial services will follow at 2 p.m., with Mr. Matthew Larson officiating. Military honors will be under the direction of the Georgia State Defense Force.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com
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