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Melvin Green Reeves

April 12, 1929 - August 26, 2019

Burial Date September 1, 2019

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Melvin Green Reeves, 90 of Red House passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Betty Covington Reeves for 71 years.

Mr. Reeves was born in Halifax County, April 12, 1929, a son of the late Joseph Lacy Reeves and Eliza Howerton Reeves. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church and a retired farmer.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, Anthony Reeves (Debbie) of Red House, Carl Reeves (Rindy) of Appomattox, Thomas Reeves (Janet) of Charlotte Court House, David Michael Reeves (Angie) of Appomattox; one daughter, Diane Lee (Pete) of Red House; nineteen grandchildren; forty great-grandchildren; one sister, Georgia Ann High of Scottsburg. He was preceded in death by one son, Christopher Scott Reeves; one brother, Tommy Reeves.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 1, 2019 at Providence Baptist Church in Red House by the Rev. Anthony Reeves and the Rev. Robert Putt.

The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital, Centra Hospice of Farmville, Red House Volunteer Fire Department or Providence Baptist Church cemetery fund.