Oscar B. Reaves

Oscar B. Reaves, 82, of Milwaukee, Wisc., formerly of Ashland, died Jan. 18, 2018, at the VA Medical Center in Milwaukee. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a business owner and retired from Westinghouse.

Services were held at 3 p.m. on Jan. 27 at Miracle Temple Salt and Light Ministries in Lamar with burial in Macedonia CME Church Cemetery in Ashland. Pastor James I. Reaves officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He leaves his wife, Doris Byrd Reaves; two sons Elijah J. Reaves,  Oscar Reaves Scott, both of Milwaukee; two daughters, Genea Williams, Phyliss Duminie, both of Milwaukee; a brother, Walter I. Reaves of Ashland; 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Roy Cole; a sister, Gladys Patterson; and brothers, J.D. Reaves, Howard Reaves, Ellis Morgan Reaves and Lester Reaves.

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