Herbert C. Reeves


Herbert C. Reeves, 84, of Knightstown, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at his home. He was born Sept. 14, 1928, in Fleming County, Ky., a son of William P. and Elizabeth (Bradshaw) Reeves.

Herbert retired from Ford Motor Company in 1991 after 26 years of service. He had also raised cattle and horses, enjoyed being outdoors and cutting firewood. He was a member of the Knightstown United Methodist Church and UAW 1111. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and traveling.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 56 years, Marjorie (Kissick) Reeves; a daughter, Teresa (Alan) Janney of Knightstown; a son, Jeff (Kelly) Reeves of Hillsboro, Ky.; 2 granddaughters, Jenna and Mikayla Janney; one sister; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Bob, Dave and Barney Reeves; 4 sisters, Bessie Reeves, America Norris, Nina Yapp and Veda Brooks.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel with Pastor Curt Hunt officiating. Friends may call from 4 – 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11th, in Fairview Cemetery near Colfax, Ky., where military rites will be conducted.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Knightstown United Methodist Church, 27 S. Jefferson St. Knightstown, IN 46148.

You may express condolences or share a memory of Herbert at www.hinsey-brown.com.