Eugene Ray Reaves Jr. of Alton passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. He was born in Halifax County on May 16, 1970 and was 49 years of age. He was the son of the Eugene Ray Reaves Sr. and Linda Waller Reaves. He was married to Lisa Jordon Reaves.

He was a member of First Crossroads Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved the outdoors.

Eugene Ray Reaves Jr. is survived by his parents, Eugene Ray and Linda Reaves; his wife, Lisa Jordon Reaves, of the home; his children, Landon Reaves, Mackenzie Giacherio, Jonathan Giacherio, Chandler Giacherio and Braxton Giacherio; three grandchildren, Luca Hughes, Cody Giacherio and Benjamin Giacherio; his brother, Daryl Reaves, (Lesley) of Alton; and his nieces, Kerrie and Kaitlyn Reaves.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, DeRoy and Dorothy Waller and Leslie W. and Virginia Reaves.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at 4 p.m. at the South Boston Church of God with the Rev T. Wayne Daniels and the Rev. Daniel Whitt officiating.

Burial followed in First Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends Tuesday, one hour prior to the service at South Boston Church of God and other times at his home, 2020 Bold Springs Road, South Boston.

For memorials, consider the scholarship fund for Landon Reaves.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.