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Mr. Herman Emmit Reeves, Jr. Obituary


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“Doris, Randy and extended family. So sorry to hear of your loss. My father (Tom McCaskill) thought so much of Herman - and Doris, you and he were...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Darryl McCaskill - Atlanta, GA

“Dear Doris and Family, I've just learned that Herman has passed on across the river and is over the horizon of life, and my heart is so sad for...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Louise Combs - Columbia, SC

“So sorry to hear about Emmit passing.My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Due to poor health i won't be able to attend the sevices, but my...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Patricia Reeves Laity - SC

“Due to poor health I am unable to attend srrvice, but will be in our prayers. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Rufus I. Reeves - Moncks Corner, SC

“On behalf of my family we have gotten to know Mr. Reeves since moving next door almost four years ago, they always say we are the best neighbors, but...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: DeLois Weeks-Williamson - SC

“Randy- We are so sorry for your loss. You're in our prayers during this difficult time. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Tommy and Debbie Weaver - Irmo, SC

“I will miss Uncle Emmitt he was a Rock for our whole family and his love, strength and guidance in our family will truly be missed. He was a...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: meg glass - germantown , TN

“I am so sorry for your loss. The few times I was around Herman were filled with lively conversation and warmth. He seemed like a wonderful man. Our...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Nichole Cassells Stevens - SC

“sorry about your loss emmitt was always great to be around and i have great memories of time together ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: william glass - germantown , TN

“The staff of Dunbar Funeral Home extends our deepest sympathies to the Reeves family. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kenny Mobley


COLUMBIA Funeral service for Herman E. Reeves, Jr., 75, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at Rosewood Baptist Church, with burial in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 4, 2013, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.
Mr. Reeves died Thursday, January 31, 2013, at Providence Hospital after an extended illness. Born in North Charleston, he was a son of the late Herman Emmit Reeves Sr. and Mazie Elizabeth Smoak Reeves. Mr. Reeves was in the U.S. Army for 27 years serving his country during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. He was an avid golfer and skier and loved traveling and camping. Mr. Reeves greatest love was his family and spending time with them. He was a member of Rosewood Baptist Church, serving in many capacities over the years, being a Sunday School teacher and a Deacon. Mr. Reeves was also a Mason.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Doris Reeves; son, Randy Reeves of Columbia; stepdaughters, Nancy (Carl) Cassells of Elgin, Barbara (Scott) Diller of Columbia, Sheryl (Rick) Kindt of Charleston; grandchildren, Joshua Jenkins, Savannah Cosby, Allie Kindt, Samantha Reeves, Shannon Reeves, Addie Holby, Anna Diller, Mary Diller; sister, Sarah Garner and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by three sisters, Alice Southern, Wilma Floyd and Margaret Steward.
Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.