Jimmie R. Reeves, age 64, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away Friday, June 1, 2012, at his home. He was born November 27, 1947, in Mount Vernon, the son of Charles L. and Bonnie (Stokes) Reeves. He married Nancy Schaefer on June
10, 1978, and she survives. He was an Air Force Veteran. Mr. Reeves was a Deputy Sheriff with Posey County. He was a member of the American Legion and Moose Lodge. He was also a member of the Indiana Sheriff’s Association. He was a member of the Mount Vernon General Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy, of Mount Vernon; his father, Charles L. Reeves of Mount Vernon; two grandchildren, Sierra Riordan and Parker Groves, both of Mount Vernon; a brother and sister-in-law, Hilton and Phyllis Reeves of Mount Vernon; a sister and brother-in-law, Connie and Doug Donahoo of Louisville, Ky.; a brother-in-law and two sisters-in-law, Julius and Linda Teske of Vero Beach, Fla., and Judy Schaefer of Banebery, Tenn.; a son-in-law, Kent Groves of Mount Vernon; and a nephew, Kurtis Schneider of Evansville.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Bonnie; and a daughter, Wendy Groves.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, June 7, 2012, at 7 p.m., at Austin-Stendeback Family Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. A private family burial will take place at St. John’s Cemetery at Bufkin at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mount Vernon General Baptist Church and will be accepted at the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.austinfuneralhome.com.