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R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, Northern Suffolk Chapel
Sunday February 20th, 2022
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
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Ronald I. Reeves

Ronald I. Reeves, 75, of Suffolk, Virginia, passed away on February 16, 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer.  

Ron was born in Arlington, Virginia to Nelson and Louise Reeves on March 9, 1946. He is survived by his wife, Sandra; his children, Tina Reeves (Mack), Tracey Gillespie (Randall), Daniel Reeves (Sherry), and Nathan Reeves (Brandi); his grandchildren, Matthew (Kristen), Megan (Tee), Ashley (Brett), Lindsey (Zachary), Stevan (Cyndrah), Jacob, Ruston, Jon (Maddy), Daniel, and Katelyn; his great-grandchildren, Hendrix, Landen, Caiden, Presten, Samuel, and Spencer; his siblings, Marcia Rodgers and Cheryl Scannell (Kevin); and many other loved ones.    

Ron was a 21-year veteran of the United States Navy with 28 years of continued service as a U.S. Navy contractor. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Ron enjoyed the outdoors, especially if the view of the Wicomico River at the family cottage was in the background. He was an avid collector of lighthouses and clocks. Ron and Sandy could often be found puzzling together or watching Jeopardy. Ron was devoted to his family and friends, nothing else was more important. 

Ron’s burial will take place on March 9, 2022, 11:00 am at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milners Rd, Suffolk, VA 23434 . A funeral service will be held February 21st , 11:00 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 4759 Bennetts Pasture Rd, Suffolk, VA 23435 . Family will receive friends the afternoon prior, 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm at R.W. Baker Funeral and Company North Suffolk Chapel, 5685 Lee Farm Lane, Suffolk, Va. The family requests flowers be sent to the funeral home or memorial contribution may be made to Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, https://www.alzinfo.org/donate/donation_form/

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Wayne and I are so sorry to learn of Ron's passing. He was such a great guy. We always enjoyed your visits when you two came to Marianna. Praying for Sandy, and the family.

Wanda Brock Mar 2 2022 1:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Reeves

The Wilkinson Family Feb 20 2022 11:17 PM

You could always count on a kind word and a smile from Brother Reeves.

Penny Banks Feb 20 2022 10:12 PM

Ron's passing hurts deeply.  He was a wonderful friend and the best neighbor we could ever ask for.  He was like the big brother we never had.  We're both very grateful for all the assistance he provided when we were away from our home.  Ron was a good man who leaves a great legacy.  Our thoughts and prayers to Sandy and their beautiful family. 

Dale & Donna

Dale and Donna Feb 20 2022 8:34 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Reeves

Juna Sims Feb 20 2022 1:50 PM

To the greatest brother in law, his kindness, love, and laughter will always be remembered. I'm grateful that I was a part of his life. Sending love and prayers to the family.

Juna Sims Feb 20 2022 1:49 PM

Our deepest condolences to you all. We have so many happy memories of Ron and your family, especially at the cottage and other family reunions. He was devoted to his family, and we will miss him. Much love,
Tim and Patsy Wagner

Tim and Patsy Wagner Feb 20 2022 11:24 AM

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Tim and Patsy Wagner Feb 20 2022 11:17 AM

Our condolences to Sandy, Marcia, Cheryl and the family for Ronald's sudden passing. We had such a wonderful visit last summer catching up with family news while in Virginia Beach for Seth's wedding. Our family from Texas called him Ronald. He was our mother's first cousin. Our visits to Virginia were infrequent but always memorable. One of my first memories was of Ronald in the Dairy Barn helping to milk the big cows. I was so scared to be there. In later years I was fascinated with his elaborate electric train set in his room and the walls papered with cowboys and covered wagons. We heard through letters that Ronald had built a boat for the cottage. We thought that was amazing. Then after his move to Virginia Beach, he brought Sandy to the Hilltop in Arlington, when we were there for a visit, and she seemed to fit right in to the front porch chats where family history was reviewed with our Grandfather and Grandmother Lane, Ronald's Aunt Ruth. In later years we would meet our second cousins Tina, Tracie, Daniel and Nathan when Ronald would bring the family to visit. when we were in Arlington.

Miriam (Allen) Homoleski Feb 20 2022 9:20 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ronald Reeves

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