Jeff Reeves

September 18, 1962 ~ April 5, 2016

Jeff Reeves, 53, of Sulphur passed away on April 5, 2016 at home surrounded by his family.  Jeff worked in the electrical and instrumentation field for 31 years and was working at Citgo as a construction manager.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on “Mabel” (his ’77 Chevy Caprice Classic) and spending time with his family and friends.  Jeff was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Carlyss. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 33 years, Darla Kickel Reeves; his daughter, Lyndsey Reeves Stark and husband Eric of Lake Charles; his grandchildren, Madison and Daylon Stark; his mother, Gerry Reeves of Sulphur; his sister, Annette Riley and husband Eddie of Alvin, TX; his in laws; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Jeff was preceded in death by his grandparents, Morris and Mabel Taylor and one brother, Tony Reeves.

Services for Jeff will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 11 am at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home with Father Luke Krzanowski, M.S> officiating.  Burial will follow at Mimosa Pines South.  The family will receive friends on Friday, April 8, 2016 from 5-9 pm with a Cursillo rosary at 7 pm.

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  1. Darla and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying God gives you strength to get thru this difficult time. If there is anything I can do, please just let me know, Im just across the street.

  2. Darla, I only met you once when my wife Vicki and I ran into you and Jeff outside OCharleys one night. But I had the privilege of working with Jeff for a long time at CITGO. He was a fine man and didnt deserve the suffering that hes endured recently. Our prayers are with you and the rest of the family in this time of loss and grief. Take comfort in knowing that Jeff is no longer suffering but instead is healed in a way that we can only imagine. Lynn

  3. Please accept my sincere condolence for the loss of your dear loved one. Although death can cause bouts of sadness please allow yourselves to be uplifted by the promise of endless life with perfect health surrounded by the people who cherished the life of Jeff. May the love of our Father, the God of all comfort, surround you at this time as we look forward to the day when death will be no more. Rev. 21:4

  4. I will always remember Jeff as one of the kindest/hard working gentlemen that Ive ever come to know. He was always professional and polite in every aspect of his word and deed. He always considered the well being of others before himself. Jeff, you will be truly missed, but never forgotten! Now that he has entered Gods eternal glory, know that Jeff is at peace. Amen.

  5. Sorry for your loss, my prayers for you and your family. Jeff was such a good man he will be greatly missed by many

  6. Having worked with Jeff over the past 20 years at CITGO has been a pleasure. He will definitely be missed. My condolences and best wishes to Jeffs family.

  7. May God bless and comfort you and your family, we will miss his exuberant personality, and the extraordinary kindness he showed us all, his giving spirit touched so many and will never be forgotten. I sincerely extend my condolences, Ruth Lovett

  8. Working with Jeff over the years at the refinery was a great experience. Dependable and true to his word, he certainly made my job easier. Im truly grateful to have known Jeff, a real gentleman.

  9. He will be missed by so many. The way he loved to pick was much like a big brother. And I never saw him that he wasnt smiling or laughing. We will keep you and your family in our prayers – we love you Becky & Garrett

  10. My wife and I both worked at Citgo with Jeff the past few years. He was always willing to help out and give me advice on everything from construction to Disney World. Well really miss his lighthearted teasing and sense of humor. So sorry for your loss. -Edgar Roncancio

  11. Jeff was a childhood friend of mine. As a young boy and teen, he was such a respectful and funny guy. My condolences and prayers for the family.

  12. We love you Jeff and we know that you are singing with the Angels. You are pain free my friend!

  13. I never had the pleasure to meet you sweet husband but know your devotion. Remember his smiles and that he still sends hugs from heaven!

  14. Grew up on the north side of the tracks with Jeff and went to Jr High and High School with him…. he will always be remembered as such a nice guy. My sincere condolences to you Darla and the rest of your family. May God wrap his loving arms of comfort and strength around you all in the days and weeks ahead, will be praying for yall!&128124;

  15. Darla, I wish I had the magic words that could truly take all your pain away. That evening when you text us that Jeff had just earned his Angel wings, my first thought was Angel wings with stars. Those stars represent his strength to overcome, his will to live and his love for you. I pray your faith will comfort you. Love you.

  16. My condolences. I worked with Jeff at Citgo and he will be missed. He was always friendly and made everyone smile. Missing you Jeff. God bless and comfort in this difficult time.

  17. Jeff was a great person and a good friend, he will be greatly missed. May God bless the Reeves family with strength, comfort,& peace .

  18. Gerry, I am so very sorry to hear about Jeff. Please know I am praying for all of you. I love you

  19. Jeff Although your call has come early in life, the light of remembrance will shine in our minds forever, revealing a man "true to his word" with giant outstretched hands poised to help anyone in need. Goodbye

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