St Clair Reeves

Death 19 Apr 2000 (aged 74)
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 48, Site: 464
Memorial ID 49355936 · View Source
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St. Clair Reeves
ST. MICHAELS, Md. -Services for St. Clair "Skeeter" Reeves, 74, will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at Fort Myer Chapel. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. Gasch's Funeral Home is in charge.

Mr. Reeves, an attorney and former Mayor of College Park, Md., died April 19, 2000 in Easton, Md. Born in Branchville, he was the son of Ernest R. and Effie R. Reeves. He served in the Army Air Corps in World War II and attained the rank of Lt. Col. in the Air Force Reserves. After the war he graduated from the University of South Carolina and later from the Georgetown University School of Law. He worked for the Appellate Division of the Internal Revenue Service from 1950 until his retirement in 1980. During these years he also attended the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

For 18 years, until the spring of 1999, he taught at the University of Maryland, University College. He also maintained a private tax preparation service. Mr. Reeves was active in civic affairs and served on the City Council of College Park from 1969-1975. He also served three terms as Mayor of College Park from 1975-1981. Mr. Reeves was twice associated with the Raylrode Daze Festival in his hometown of Branchville, first as Grand Marshall in 1976, and more recently as the Keynote speaker in 1999.

Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Leone S. Reeves; son, David Martin Reeves of Montclair, N.J.; daughters, Claire La Roche of Farmville, Va., Elizabeth Wells of Greenbelt, Md.; brothers, Ernest R. of Kingstree, Dr. Martin M. of Atlanta, David R. of Sykesville, Md.; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Rip, Reeves, Julia, and Caroline La Roche of Farmville.

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  • Added: 6 Mar 2010
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