JASPER - Wesley Wayne "Billy" Reeves, Jr., 85, of Jasper, passed away on November 3, 2013. Billy was born in Thomaston, GA. and attended R.E. Lee High School. He later graduated from Mercer University School of Pharmacy after serving as an Army Sgt. in the Korean War.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sara Williams Reeves; son, Wesley W. Reeves, III, stepsons, Jay (Doris) Young of Lula, GA. and William Vic Dodd of Sharpsburg, GA.; grandson, Wesley W. Reeves, IV; and step- grandchildren, Sonya, Jeff, Madison, Savanna, Anthonie, Jeremiah and Maggie.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 11 a.m., at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1036 N. Main St., Jasper, Ga. 30143, with burial on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Ga. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church Building Fund, or to Omega Health Care, 27 Maple Ridge Dr., #A, Cartersville, GA 30121.
Southcare Cremation and Funeral Society, Marietta, in charge of arrangements.