1941 Reeves 2021

Reeves Bryant Bair

March 17, 1941 — July 8, 2021

Reeves Bryant Bair, Jr. died peacefully at his home in Meggett, SC on July 8, 2021 at sunset, surrounded by his loving family and his devoted companion, "Bayou" his beautiful German Shepherd. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Christ-St. Paul's Parish Church, 4981 Chapel Road at 12:00 p.m. followed by burial in the churchyard. Family will receive guests immediately following burial for a reception in the Church Hall. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Reeves was born at home in Meggett March 17, 1941, and died at home in Meggett at the age of 80.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Julia "Judy" Robertson Bair; son, Reeves Bryant Bair III and daughter-in-law, Katharine Phillipps Bair of Charleston, SC; daughter, Julie Bair Moyles and son-in-law, Troy Andrew Moyles of Meggett, SC; five grandchildren: Reeves Bryant Bair IV, Bennett Anderson Bair, Julia Bissell Bair, Preston Thomas Moyles and Caulder Patrick Moyles; one sister, Addie Bair Golden and husband Jimmy of Meggett, SC; and one sister-in-law, Brenda Bair Wells.

He was predeceased by one brother, Thomas "Tommy" Arthur Bair; one sister, Hilmer Bair Jenkins; and one brother-in-law D. F. Jenkins, Jr.

Reeves was the son of the late Reeves Bryant Bair, Sr. and Addie Sarah Messervy Bair. He graduated from St. Paul's High School. Reeves began his career at the Charleston Naval Shipyard as a machinist and retired as a nuclear metals inspector and served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.

Reeves was a Master Mason, a member of Jacksonboro Lodge No. 206 A.F.M. and past President of Hollywood Exchange Club. He was a Town of Meggett Council Member for twenty years (1987-2007) and during this time he served several terms as Mayor Pro-Tem. Reeves was instrumental in establishing The Meggett 1925 Project and in doing so fulfilled his dream of preserving and restoring the historic SC Produce Association Building. No one could have loved The Town of Megget and it's citizens more than Reeves.

Memorials may be made to Christ-St. Paul's Cemetery Fund, PO Box 426, Meggett, SC 29449.
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Funeral Service

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Starts at 12:00pm

Christ - St. Paul's Parish Church

4981 State Rd S-10-1160, Hollywood, SC 29449

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Interment

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Starts at 12:30pm

Christ - St. Paul's Parish Churchyard

5034 State Rd S-10-1160, Hollywood, SC 29449

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Reception

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm

Christ - St. Paul's Parish Church Hall

4981 State Rd S-10-1160, Hollywood, SC 29449

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