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Robert Lee Reeves

January 22, 1930 — January 29, 2022

Robert Lee Reeves, 92 of Taylorville passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 10:07 a.m. at Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield, Ill. He was born on January 22, 1930 in Detroit, Mich. the son of Carl and Helen (Shaw) Reeves. He married Mary Lou Linn on August 1, 1953 in the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville, Ill. Bob ran The Minute Car Wash first for several years, then becoming an electrician, having his own business until retirement. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville, Mound Lodge #122 AF&AM in Taylorville, VFW Post #4495 and he played in the Senior Citizen retired Golf League on Wednesdays at Lake Shore Golf Course in Taylorville.

He is survived by his wife: Mary Lou Reeves of Taylorville, Ill.; daughters: Terree (Jeffrey) May of Palmer, Ill.; Debbee (Greg) Polovich of Springfield, Ill.; grandchildren: Caleb (Kimberly) May of Taylorville, Ill; Jordan May of Breese, Ill.; Katie (Travis) Roach of Decatur, Ill.; Kimberly (Jerry) Stout of Valdosta, G.A.; Jason Polovich of Waterloo, Ill.; great-grandchildren: Payton and Colin May; Brooklyn, Campbell and Henley Roach; Jett, Kobe, Cora and Wynn Stout and nieces: Shannon Falk and Tammy Reeves. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother: James Reeves.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville with Sr. Rose McKeown officiating, Military Graveside honors and Masonic Rites.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church 116 E. Franklin St. Taylorville, Ill., 62568 or Lake Shore Golf Course 1460 E. 1000 North Rd. Taylorville, Ill., 62568.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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  1. Denise Richey on February 1, 2022 at 3:37 pm

    So sorry to read about Bob…. Prayers for you MaryLou & the family! I know he will be missed🙏

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