Randolph “Bill” Wilson Reeves

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Randolph “Bill” Wilson Reeves, age 85, passed away on Feb. 11, 2020.

Bill was born the son of the late James Randolph Reeves and the late Grace Evelyn Scott Reeves on May 26, 1934. Bill was a Christian and a member of the Clayton First United Methodist Church. He served his country in the Armed Forces, and achieved the rank of Lt. Col in the Army National Guard. In his professional life he was an owner and operator of Reeves Hardware in Clarkesville, Georgia. When he sold the hardware store he began working for the Ace Corporation. He then went on to work as an instructor and Director of the Warehouse Management program at Gwinnett Technical College for fifteen years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James Robert Reeves and Jack Scott Reeves; one sister, Mary Jane Reeves.

He leaves behind his loving wife, Sandra Leah Smith Reeves; his children, William Edward Reeves (Nancy Dodd Reeves), of Lilburn, Georgia, Rebekah Reeves Alley, of Lilburn, Georgia, Randolph Scott Reeves (Beth Singletary Reeves), of Decatur, Georgia; four grandchildren, Mary Grace, Liza Marie, Olivia, William; his sister, Evelyn Lee Reeves Church (Douglas Reeves Church), of Clarkesville, Georgia; sisters in law, Faye Sosebee Reeves, of Clarkesville, Georgia, Charlotte Brewer Reeves, of Clarkesville, Georgia; one brother in law, Jack Hubert Grant, of Lone Pine, California.

 A memorial service was held on Tuesday Feb. 18, 2020 in the Chapel of the Beck Funeral Home at noon with Rev. Jeremy Noffsinger and Rev. Zack Martin officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations should be made in Bill’s memory to Clayton First United Methodist Church or Clayton Methodist Boat Church 205 Ministry Mtn. Drive, Clayton, Ga.  30525 or the Flat Creek Baptist Church 1433 Low Gap Road Lakemont, Ga. 30552.

Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at www.beckfuneralhome.com.