2018-07-04 / Obituaries


Arnold “Big A” Reaves, 82, of Jackson, passed away July 6, 2018 at Camden Nursing Facility.

He was born Oct. 19, 1935 to A.C. and Mary Bolen Reaves, both of whom preceded him in death. A veteran of the United States Navy, he was also a devoted husband and father. Described as a hard-worker, he had been employed at Boise Cascade as a chief tester. He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his spare time.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Dykes reaves; children, Kevin Reaves, Kristi Reaves and sister, Patricia (Miles) Williams.

The service was July 7 at 1 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson with Revs. Stacy Harrell and Jason Gambol officiating. Interment was at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson.

Active pallbearers were Jim Dykes, Will Booker, Blake Booker, Charles Pritchett, Tim Jones and Gary Irby.

Honorary pallbearers were Kenny Reeves, Doat Jones, Dane Daugherty, William Harper, Gayle Matthews and Doug Atchison.

Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhome.com.

 Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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