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Leon Monroe Reeves

March 22, 1947 June 18, 2020
Leon  Monroe Reeves
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Leon Monroe Reeves was born March 22, 1947 in Brewton, AL and passed away June 18, 2020 in DeRidder, LA at the age of 73. He was a loving dad, a great uncle, and a wonderful grandfather to eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He attended Living Hope in Saraland, Alabama. He gave his life to the Lord and was baptized on December 7, 2014 by Pastor Charles Shearer. Leon loved to ride his bike and would ride all over town for several hours a day. He did that until he moved into the nursing home. He also loved to sit in McDonalds, drink coffee, and talk to people until he rode his bike home. Leon loved animals, especially cats. When he was a teen, he loved to dance and would go every Saturday night. He served a short time in the military where he was also the chef for his fellow soldiers in the mess hall. He was quiet but very tender-hearted. In his later years, Leon cared for a disabled friend until he passed away. After being in the Marines, he was a cook in a many famous restaurants. When he moved to Leesville from Alabama, he lived in Daron and Vaydra’s household.
Leon was preceded in death by his parents, Elbert Monroe Reeves and Margie Lee Inez Teal Griffin and sister, Barbara Ann Permenter.
Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Daron Reeves and Shannon Reeves and wife Raven all of Leesville, LA,
daughters, Crystal Rexrode and husband Shannon of Ragley, LA and Lillian Modine Snyder Booe,
brothers, Curtis Reeves and wife Donna of Daphne, AL and Clifford Reeves of Alabama,
sister, Christine Bates of Theodore, AL,
grandchildren, Kaleb Reeves, Kaitlyn Reeves, Joshua Reeves, Rebecca Benson, Ray Reinhart, Bethany McClarin, Jennifer Reinhart, and Brianna Nicole Matthews,
great grandchildren, Ashierel, Jessica, and Aramis Reinhart; Melody and Alice Benson; and Alisia, Elijah, Caleb, and Gabriel Knox,
and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Burial will take place in Mobile, Alabama at the Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Any offering you give please send to: The Ministry -Way back to Pentecost, 945 R street N.W. Washington D.C. 20001, Bishop Alphonso Lewis Bratcher, Elder Joseph Ward, Elder Aaron
or Hanging Rock Apostolic Church of God 525 State Route 650, Ironton, Ohio 45638, Pastor Glen Jenkins

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Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery Final Resting Place

6100 Three Notch Road
Mobile, AL 36619

6100 Three Notch Road Mobile 36619 AL
United States

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