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Chief Paul Sheldon Reeves, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 21, 1933
Mattydale
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 2007
Largo
Pinellas County
Florida, USA

February 14, 2007 Paul S. Reeves Sr., 73, of Syracuse, passed away in Florida on February 14, after a brief illness. He was a 39-year veteran of the Syracuse Fire Department. Appointed in 1955, he was awarded the department's Arthur Jenkins Medal for brav-ery in 1960. He was promoted to lieutenant in 1966, to captain in 1970, to district chief in 1972 and to deputy chief in 1975. He retired in 1994. Well-respected and admired by all who knew him, he and his wife, Carol, enjoyed their summer camp at Kasoag Lake, NY, and their winter home in Seminole, Florida. Surviving are his wife of 55 years, the former Carol Ann Fisher; a son, Syracuse District Fire Chief David B. (Luana) Reeves of Cicero; a daughter-in-law, Ruth Reeves Whitmer of Buffalo; five grandchildren, Keith, Jeffery, Justin, Stacia and Karis. He was predeceased by a son, Reverend Paul S. Reeves Jr., in 1983. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Krueger Funeral Home, Mattydale. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 2619 Brewerton Rd. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Reverend Paul S. Reeves Jr. Scholarship Fund at Houghton College, PO Box 128, Houghton, NY 14744. For more information, photos and to sign the guest book, please visit www.kruegerfuneralhome.com. Krueger Funeral Home, Inc.
Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on 2/19/2007.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Floyd Austin Reeves (1904 - 1972)
  Martha M. Rima Reeves (1911 - 1987)
 
 Spouse:
  Carol Ann Fisher Reeves (1934 - 2015)*
 
 Children:
  Paul Sheldon Reeves (1952 - 1983)*
 
 Sibling:
  Austin Franklin Reeves (1930 - 1987)*
  Paul Sheldon Reeves (1933 - 2007)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Beloved Husband and Father."
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Section S, Lot 38
 
Maintained by: Keith Reeves
Originally Created by: Gene Whitmer
Record added: Feb 19, 2007
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Chief Paul Sheldon Reeves, Sr
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Chief Paul Sheldon Reeves, Sr
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Thin red petals for a man that held the thin red line. The word "hero" is used too frequently and ascribed too hastily, but never has the word been more appropriate as when used to describe Paul S. Reeves, Sr. He is truly missed, truly revered, and truly ...(Read more)
- Keith David Reeves, Grandson
 Added: May. 8, 2009

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 Added: Nov. 24, 2008
 
 
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