William Reeves

William "Bill" Reeves

LANCASTER: William "Bill" Reeves, 65, of Lancaster, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2013, at Fairfield Medical Center.

Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Southeastern Correctional Institution. He was a avid Cincinnati Reds and NASCAR fan. He was a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather.

Bill is survived by his wife of 42 years, Rita Reeves; daughters, Tracy (Mike) Jacobs and Tricia Reeves; grandchildren, Cori, Gage, Chloe, and Keaton; siblings, Bob (Nancy) Reeves, Linda Beall, and Shauna Snell; step-siblings, Mike (Susan) Rosser, Gary Rosser, and Sharon Rosser; special friend, Bobbie Jacobs; and many nieces and nephews.

Bill was preceded in death by his infant son, William Scott Reeves, Jr.; and parents, Harley and Georgia Reeves, and Betty Sawyer.

Funeral service for Bill will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Lancaster. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens with Military Burial Honors provided by the Lancaster Veterans Burial Detail. Family and friends may visit from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made in memory of Bill to the . Online condolences can be made at; www.funeralhome.com

Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on Sept. 18, 2013