The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search

South Hill woman dies in Lunenburg County crash

Driver ejected after vehicle flips

Tense day at schools resolved peacefully

Boil advisory issued in Clarksville


Comets get GW at home for regional opener





Eugene Ray Reaves Jr. / October 10, 2019

Eugene Ray Reaves Jr., 49, of Alton, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. He was born in Halifax County on May 16, 1970, son of the Eugene Ray Reaves Sr. and Linda Waller Reaves. He was married Lisa Jordon Reaves. He was a member of First Crossroads Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved the outdoors.

Mr. Reaves is survived by his parents, Eugene Ray and Linda Reaves; his wife, Lisa Jordon Reaves of the home; his children, Landon Reaves, Mackenzie Giacherio, Jonathan Giacherio, Chandler Giacherio, Braxton Giacherio; three grandchildren, Luca Hughes, Cody Giacherio and Benjamin Giacherio; his brother, Daryl Reaves (Lesley) of Alton; his nieces, Kerrie and Kaitlyn Reaves.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, DeRoy and Dorothy Waller, Leslie W. and Virginia Reaves.

A funeral was held Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 4 p.m. at South Boston Church of God with Rev. T. Wayne Daniels and Rev. Daniel Whitt officiating. Burial followed in First Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends Tuesday one hour prior to service at South Boston Church of God and other times at his home, 2020 Bold Springs Road, South Boston.

Memorials may be directed to Scholarship Fund for Landon Reaves.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Classified Advertising

Buy and sell items in News & Record classifieds.