Irvin Paul Reeves, 81 passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, in his home at Meadowlark Hills.
Irvin was born in Rushville, Neb., to the late Josephine and Willie Reeves. Four brothers and sisters preceded him in death.
He married the love of his life Darlene Faye Bishop on Aug. 31, 1957. They were married 60 years.
Survivors include his wife, Darlene; four daughters and three son-in-laws, Diane and John Ahern, Sierra and Max Mayfield, Debbie Pritchett and Denise and Luke Mitchell; five grandchildren, Chris Ahern, Stacey Hester and husband Adam, Chantel Thompson, Cameron Pritchett and wife Kayla and Chandler Mitchell; one great-grandson Daxton Pritchett and sister Dorothy Beguin.
Irvin served his country during the Korean War in the US Army. He worked for the US Post office in Manhattan, KS for 37 years, where he retired in 1991. Upon retirement, he settled in Arizona and he and has his wife traveled the United States. In addition to traveling, he loved fishing, camping, golfing, playing cards, and playing with his grandkids.
A private funeral service will be held. The public celebration of Irvin’s life was held Friday, October 13 between 2:30 to 4:30 at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community, 2121 Meadowlark Road, Manhattan, Kan.