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Melvin Dwain Reeves, 82, of Borger, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Memorial Chapel, 500 N. Maddox, with Scott Wallace officiating. Military rites will be by American Legion Post #224. Burial will be at Northlawn Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas.

Dwain was born on April 21, 1938, in Lamesa to James and Minnie Reeves. He graduated from Abernathy High School and enlisted in the Army after graduation. He had worked for Diamond Shamrock for over thirty-eight years until retirement. He loved to throw horseshoes, ride motorcycles, and fish with his family. If he wasn’t inside the house watching westerns, he was in the garage tinkering. He had been a resident of Borger the past seventeen years. He was a member of Riverview Baptist Church in Borger.

He married Sonja Jones on May 19, 2003.

Dwain was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Kimberly Sue Reeves; a grandson, Austin Gregory Adams; and a brother, Robert Reeves.

He is survived by his wife, Sonja Reeves of Borger; a daughter, Lisa Lynn Brewer and husband Zach of Dodge City, KS; a stepson, Stacy Jones and wife Beth of Spearman, a stepdaughter, Chadette Robertson and husband Robert of Amarillo; a sister, Francis Mires of O’Donnell; two brothers, Raymond Reeves and wife Pricilla of Norphlet, AR, and Gary Reeves and wife Joyce of Kerrville; six grandchildren, Dillon Miller, Seth Jones and wife Marissa, Josh Adams, Savanna Jones and Victor Villa, Ashlyn Adams, and Sawyer Jones; and two great-grandchildren, Jaxon Villa and Claire Jones.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials are sent to Riverview Baptist Church, 500 Old Stinnett Hwy., Borger, Texas 79007.

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