Roy Earl Reeves, 68, of Orangefield, died Friday, March 13, 2009, in a Houston hospital. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at Hebron Cemetery near Pineland.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Monday and 5-9 p.m. Tuesday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Broaddus on Feb. 12, 1941, he was the son of Ettie Mae (Thornton) and Ruben Cavey Reeves.

Mr. Reeves was a retired air conditioner and refrigeration mechanic; a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served in the Vietnam War and he was a life member of the VFW.

He is survived by his wife, Nedra Reeves of Orangefield; son, Roy Clifford Reeves of Lumberton; daughter and son-in-law, Julie Dee Dugas and Toby Lansdale of Vidor; son and daughter-in-law, Wesley Earl and Laurie Reeves of Orangefield.

Also surviving are his grandchildren, Chelsea Lynn Dugas, Westlyn Emma Reeves and Shantel Ann Fair; sisters, Betty Ozan and Ruby Ransom; and brothers, Muriel Reeves, Frank Reeves and Jerry Reeves.