STEPHENVILLE - Bruce Reeves, 75, died Monday, August 30, 2010, at a local nursing home.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel with Joe Howard Williamson officiating. Visitation will be after the service at the Stephenville Funeral Home Family Center.

Bruce was born on September 24, 1934 in Nogales, AZ., to the late Quincy and Faye Beck Reeves. He married Joyce Helland on December 19, 1959 in Billings, Montana. Bruce was a resident of Stephenville for the past 30 years,. He was a member of the Elk Lodge in Childress for more than 50 years, and he was one of the founding members of the ACHA. Bruce served in the US Army from 1956 to 1959. He was a rancher and a horse trainer.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce; two sons, Quincy Reeves, Tony Reeves and wife Kim; daughter, Vicky Shelton and husband Tommy all of Stephenville; brothers Tom Reeves and wife Jan; and Ray Hatch and wife Valorie; grandchildren, Ashley Reeves and Bruce Shelton.

Memorials may be made to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 1890, Amarillo, TX., 79174 or to the donor’s favorite charity.

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