James Reavis

YADKINVILLE — Dr. James Lamarr Reavis, 78, of East Main Street, passed away Jan. 23, 2014, at his home. He was born March 18, 1935, in Yadkin County to the late Willis and Lacie Reavis. Dr. Reavis, or "Doc" as he was lovingly known, retired after several years of service as a chiropractic doctor in Yadkinville. He was a faithful member of Deep Creek Baptist Church, veteran of the U.S. Army, and member of the American Legion Post 505. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Judith Elaine Reavis. Surviving are his children, Derek and Stephanie Reavis of Mooresville, Heather and Barry Holbrook of Yadkinville and Carla and Michael Lee of Laurinburg; grandchildren, Matthew Lee, Melinda Chapman, Jordon Lane, Emily Reavis, Kaitlyn Reavis; great-grandchildren, Keira Chapman, Tristan Chapman, Giulianna Chapman; and brothers, Dr. Jerry Reavis of Old Town and Donnie Reavis of Yadkinville. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Deep Creek Baptist Church. His Celebration of Life service will follow the visitation Sunday at 3 p.m. in the church with Dr. Hubert Wishon and the Rev. Rick Page officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with full military honors by Yadkin VFW Post 10346. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Deep Creek Baptist Church Long Range Planning Fund, 2400 Old Stage Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055. Gentry Family Funeral Service of Yadkinville is serving the Reavis family, and online condolences may be made to www.gentryfuneralservice.com.

Funeral Home

Gentry Family Funeral Service
5108 US Hwy 601  Yadkinville, NC 27055
(336) 679-7111

Published in The Yadkin Ripple from Jan. 25 to Jan. 26, 2014