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Tommy Reaves

December 26, 1940 — March 2, 2021

Tommy Reaves

THOMAS BINGHAM REAVES (80) Of Fayetteville, died March 2, 2021.

Tommy Reaves was born December 26,1940 in Cumberland County to the late Nelle and L.E. Reaves, Jr. Also preceding him in death were his brothers, L.E. Reaves, III and Robert B. Reaves.

He was a graduate of the UNC School of Pharmacy and worked in his family pharmacy and later at Womack Army Pharmacy. He received a Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary in 1980. Tommy was a faithful member of Village Baptist Church and he participated in many mission trips where he shared medical knowledge and his testimony. He also volunteered at the Care Clinic. Tommy, a mason of 29 years, will be remembered as a kind, caring Christian, always available to help and encourage others and share his many talents, one of which was as an extraordinary pianist and artist.

Tommy is survived by one brother, Franklin Bing Reaves of Atlantic Beach, FL; two sisters, Harriette Reaves of Fayetteville and Dorothy Ball (Harold) of. Roswell, GA.; and eight nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Village Baptist Church or the Care Clinic. A graveside service will be held at a later date.

A memorial service is scheduled for 11am on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Lafayette Memorial Park, and will be officiated by Nick Smith.

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Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

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