Floyd M. Reaves age 87, of Lima died 1:30 p.m., Tuesday at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born Jan. 28, 1923 in Reading, OH to Henry and Ola (Ellis)Reaves, both parents are deceased. He married Mary Jane Hefner Nov. 17, 1950 and she preceded him in death March 4, 2010.
Survivors include a son: David F. (Theresa) Reaves of Lima a daughter Susan Fox of Lima, 4 grandchildren: Ryan C. (Jacalyn) Holman, Amanda J. (David) Crowell, Michael S. Reaves and Jessica L. Reaves, 2 great granddaughters: Abigail J. Crowell and Ella M. Holman.
He was preceded in death by 8 siblings: Curry, Lydia Jan Rigdon, Melvin, Walter, Wallace, Jim, Gene and Donald Reaves.
Mr. Reaves had been a control systems specialist and retired from SOHIO/BP having worked from 1950 until 1981. He had a Bachelors of Engineering from Miami University.
The family will receive friends 1-3 and 5-7 p.m., Thursday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
The funeral will begin 1:30 p.m., Friday Dec. 10 at the funeral home with Father David Ross officiating, burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.
Date: Thursday, December 9, 2010
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm