Wade Wilbur Reeves, Sr.
November 26, 1929 - January 31, 2021
He was born November 26, 1929, in Davie County to the late Charlie Lester and Dorcas Ida Mae Richardson Reeves. Mr. Reeves was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He and his wife, Estelle owned and operated Bethany Shell in Statesville and he was retired from Dixie Furniture in Lexington; but most of all, he was a farmer who loved being on a tractor. Mr. Reeves was a member of New Union United Methodist Church, Mocksville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Estelle Wright Reeves; a sister, Nola Ludwick; and a great-grandson, Matthew Reeves.
Survivors include children, Pam Ladd (Carl, Jr.) of Harmony, Wilbur Reeves (June) of Statesville and Chester Reeves of the Sheffield Community; sisters, Mary Lou Teague of Sheffield, Kat Routh of Climax, and Brenda Bailey of Mocksville; sister-in-law, Judy Wooten of Sheffield; four grandchildren, Renee Holland (Doug), Chris Reeves (Tonya), Luke Reeves (Candace), and April Ottone (Anthony); and great-grandchildren, Ethan, Emily, Landon, Austin, Adalyn, Walker, Savannah, Benjamin, and Noah.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, February 5, at New Union United Methodist Church Cemetery. At the request of the family, please be mindful of social distancing and wear face covering. The family invites friends to come by Lambert Funeral Home, Mocksville, Thursday, February 4, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., to pay their respects. Due to Covid, there will not be a formal receiving line.
Please consider memorials to New Union United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Doris Dyson, 1469 County Line Road, Harmony, NC 28634; or Gideons International, Davie County Camp, P.O. Box 182, Mocksville, NC 27028.
Lambert Funeral Home
635 Wilkesboro Street
Mocksville, NC 27028
At the request of the family, please be mindful of social distancing and wear face covering. The family invites friends to come by the funeral home, to pay their respects. Due to Covid, there will not be a formal receiving line.