News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 10, 2013

Floyd Lester ‘Sonny’ Reeves


The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Floyd Lester “Sonny” Reeves, 76, of Terre Haute, passed away at 6.20 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born Nov. 3, 1936, in Earlington, Ky., to Frank Reeves Sr. and Beatrice Reeves. Sonny was employed at Indiana Gas & Chemical Company. In his spare time, he enjoyed working on cars, TVs, lawn mowers and spending time with his grandson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marsha Reeves; his parents; stepfather, Alonzo McFarland; daughter, Mary Reeves; late wife, Pat; sister, Mary; and a brother, Frank Reeves

He is survived by his son, Donald Reeves (Uilani); grandson, Billy Cobb; sister, Alice Tyler (Bishop Sherman Tyler) Sister, Barbara Rapier; brother, Mike Rapier (Leeann); nieces, Nancy King and Christy Tyler; nephews, Frank Reeves Jr., Sherman Tyler Jr., and Donald Tyler; and a host of other nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be 12 noon Friday, April 12, 2013, at True Gospel Tabernacle Church, 2200 Wabash Ave., with Bishops Sherman Tyler and Quentin Isabell officiating. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until services Friday, at the church. Burial will follow at Grandview Cemetery. Russell Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.