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Bobby Lee Reives
August 30, 1939 ~ September 3, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
Mr. Bobby Lee Reives, age 84, of Sanford, NC entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 3, 2023, at his residence.
Bobby Lee Reives was born August 30, 1939 to the late Florence G. Reives and Vattie Reives. He departed this life on Sunday, September 3, 2023. Also preceding him in death are brothers Edward, James and Charles Reives. He was educated in Lee County and graduated from W.B. Wicker School.
Bobby earned his Associate’s degree from Central Carolina Community College and NC State University.
At an early age he joined Fair Promise A.M.E. Zion Church. He worked for forty-seven years at Central
Carolina Hospital prior to retiring. Bobby was a devoted husband, father, uncle, brother-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.
He was a coach of softball and basketball and participated in many sports himself during high school. He traveled state lines to support family and friends in their passion of sports.
He leaves to cherish his memory-loving wife, Margie F. Reives of the home, two sons, Michael A. Reives (Kirsti) and Demetrius F. Faulk (Omeka); three sisters, Bettie Lanier, Cathryn Cornelius and Addie Reives, and sister-in-law, Andrea Forde; grandchildren, Mia Reives, Michael (Mikey) Reives, Mariah Reives, Aria Parish and Robert Bovee; one great-granddaughter, Rose Jones, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends and a faithful four-legged friend, Leo.
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