Rev. Robert Reeves


Rev. Robert W. Reeves, 78, of Columbus, died at 2:10 p.m. March 23, 2017, at Silver Oaks Health Campus.

Bob was born September 16, 1938, in Columbus, the son of Wayne and Elizabeth Pittman Reeves. He married Alice M. Critney on December 27, 1956, and she preceded him in death February 22, 2017.

He was active in the family’s business, Wayne’s Auto Electric. He was the pastor at Corner Stone Baptist Church in Garden City. His family and faith were the most important things in his life.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Caplinger officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Corner Stone Baptist Church in Garden City through the funeral home.

Survivors include his sons, Robert W. Reeves Jr. and Donald L. Reeves, both of Columbus; daughters, Terrie L. (Ernie) Reed of Nashville, Shelia A. (Tim) Woods of Batesville, Mary A. (James) Hutson of Columbus and Sarah M. (Dale) Lucas of Columbus; brother, Richard L. Reeves of Columbus; sister, Wanda Boblitt of Kentucky; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Alice; three brothers; and one sister.

You are invited to view his video tribute, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.