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Viol Reeves

August 15, 1952 — April 5, 2024

Butler, Georgia

Viol Reeves, a dedicated Heavy Duty Maintenance Equipment Operator at the Georgia Department of Transportation who retired in 2019, passed away on April 5, 2024, at Navicent Medical Center in Macon, Georgia.

Born on August 15, 1952, Viol led a fulfilling life filled with numerous accomplishments. He attended the Public Schools of Taylor County and later went on to serve his country in the US Army before retiring after a full and honorable military career.

Described as a man of great character, Viol was known for his kindness and gentle personality. He was cherished and respected by many for his warm nature and friendly demeanor. In addition to his professional endeavors, Viol also had a variety of hobbies and interests. He enjoyed sports, cooking, riding his motorcycle, and cutting grass was favorite pass time and most notably, dancing - where he found joy in expressing himself on the dance floor.

Viol leaves behind a legacy that will be forever cherished by his surviving family members including his wife Marilyn Gray Reeves, mother Juanita Reeves Currelley, sons Mike Reeves, William (Omeshia) Reeves, Marcus Gray, daughters Jocelyn Reeves, Jessica Hart-Reeves, Mitisha Dugger, Mariah Dugger, sisters Marie Nell (Ricky) Banks Betty (Marshall) Colbert, Pamela Towns, Raven Russell (Kadarrius) Hartage; Brothers  Robert (Aerwanna) Russell Jr., Willie (Gloria) Russell sisters & brothers-in-law Jacquline Woodard, Gwendolyn (Ricky) Montgomery, Emantha Gray, Nettie Jordon Sandra (Timothy) Howell; Tracey Gray; Michael (Tresa) Gray; Vincent (Tranell) Gray; Jasper Gray; Terry (ReSheena) Gray; Adrain Gray; Bryant Gray; Frangola Skelton;  Aunt Betty Sue (John) Edwards, stepmother Lola Bell Russell; mother-in-law Barbara Gray. Uncles & Aunts Kennth Reeves, Anthony Reeves, Alisan Reeves, Dona Reeves.

He is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 11 Step-grandchildren who will remember him fondly. Additionally, Viol is mourned by a host of nieces, nephews,
cousins, other relatives as well as friends who were touched by his life.

Among those who preceded him in death are Father Robert Russell, Sr. Son Antonio Ogburn  Mrs. Lena “Tint” & Mr. Buddy Miller who reared Viol as one of their own, and  brother Joseph “TowJoe” Towns

Viol Reeves will be remembered not only for his professional achievements but also for the love and care he showed towards his family and friends. His legacy of kindness and gentle spirit will live on in the hearts of all who had the privilege of knowing him. May he rest in peace.
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