Corby Reeves 1917 - 2011 Lawrence
Funeral services for Corby Reeves, 93, Lawrence, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Military graveside honors will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.
Mr. Reeves died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar. He was a resident of Lawrence since 1954.
He was born March 5, 1917, in Prue, Okla., the son of Jim and Eva Davis Reeves.
Mr. Reeves served in the U.S. Army Infantry 85th Division as a staff sergeant and was stationed in Italy during World War II. He was awarded the Silver Star.
He was a pipe fitter at Kansas Public Service until he retired in 1982. He was also a member of the Church of Christ in Eudora and Disabled American Veterans.
He married Mary Faye Baker in 1948 in Marshall, Ark. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include one son, Fred Reeves and wife Cindy, Lawrence; two grandchildren, Gregory and Jessica Reeves; and five great-grandchildren, Adam, Cole, Brett, Kylee and Grant.
The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association - Greater KC Area, sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.