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Murell Reeves

March 13, 1930 — April 25, 2020

Paducah, KY

It is with great sadness that of the family of Murell Eugene Reeves, 90, of Paducah went home to be with the Saturday, April 25, 2020 at his residence.

Mr. Reeves was born on March 19, 1930. He grew up in Marshall County and graduated from Sharpe High School in 1947.  He then went on to serve in the United States Navy. Following his Navy days, he began working for Illinois Central Railroad and Amtrak as a conductor for 45 years. He was the mayor of Richton Park for several years before retiring to Paducah. Over the last 40 hears he has enjoyed playing golf each day.

Surviving is his wife, Dorothy Reeves; three children, Toni Roberts, Russell Reeves, and Darrell Reeves; seven grandchildren, Sean, Dustin, Brittney, Shawn, Hunter, Brittany, and Alex; ten great-grandchildren and his beloved dog, Bella.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Chaney Reeves.

In compliance with the health and public safety directives, the funeral services for Murell will be private. He will be laid to rest at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

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Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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