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Jonas Lafiet "J.L." Reaves

Jonas Lafiet “J.L.” Reaves, 80, passed away Monday, August 27, in Iowa Park.

There will be a Memorial Service at a later date under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home in Iowa Park.

Mr. Reaves was born on October 7, 1926 in the Valley View area of Wichita County, to Swan and Ruth Belot Reaves. He lived most of his life in Iowa Park working as an oilfield pumper and lived 20 years at Lake Kickapoo where he served as Fire Chief for the Lake Kickapoo Volunteer Fire Department. He was an avid fisherman. He also roped, was a cowboy, and loved the rodeo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Glen.

Survivors include a daughter, Vickye Reaves of Iowa Park ; a son Monty of Iowa Park; a brother, Buster of Iowa Park; a sister, Mary Frances Farris of Longview; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Wichita Falls, P.O. Box 4804, Wichita Falls, TX 76308 or to the charity of your choice.

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