Duard Lowell Reavis

Published 7:12 am Sunday, July 21, 2019

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Mr. Duard Lowell Reavis, 76, of Duard Reavis Road, Mocksville, died on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born Aug. 11, 1942, in Davie County to the late Robert Duard and Dessie Weatherman Reavis. A graduate of Davie High School Class of 1960, he was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Mocksville for 63 years where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He loved his church and church family. He began working as a farmer, then construction and retired from Baker Furniture. He was past Master of the Mocksville Masonic Lodge 134 and was a member of the Eastern Star. For a life of 76 years, he accomplished many things and was especially blessed. Jesus became his Lord and Savior in 1956 when he was 14.

He was also preceded in death by: a daughter, Terry Reavis Freeman; a grandson, Samuel Lowell Reavis; and a brother, Robert Lee Reavis.

Survivors: his wife of 58 years, Wilma Phillips Reavis of the home; 3 sons, Danny Reavis (Shelia), Todd Reavis (Paula) and Matthews Reavis (Tammy), all of Mocksville; six grandchildren, Alexis Freeman, Aerielle Freeman, Augustus Freeman, Jake Reavis, Brittany Griffith (Josh) and Casey Hill (Austin); 7 great-grandchildren, Rylee, Tayton, Addyson, Bryce, Mayson, Landon and Maverick; a son-in-law, Harlan Freeman of Mocksville; a sister, Sandra Ward (Jack) of Savannah, Ga.; and 2 brothers, Carl Reavis (Candy) of Mocksville and Lonnie Reavis (Patsy) of Drexel.

A funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 21 at Liberty Baptist Church with the Revs. Noel Hawks Marvin Blackburn officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Masonic Rites.  The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. at the church.

Memorials: Liberty Baptist, 2433 Liberty Church Road, Mocksville.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.