Clarence (Corkey) Oliver Reeves, 83 of Springfield, went to be with the Lord on January 7, 2023, in Springfield, Missouri.
He served in the U.S. Navy and Marines, receiving an honorable discharge. For most of his professional career, Corkey was a carpet installer. He was married to his sweetheart, Carole Yvonne Rentfrow, for 61 years, and together they reared three sons: Rodney, Denny, and Chris. Corkey was most recently a member of South Haven Baptist Church, Springfield, Missouri.
He is survived by his sons Rodney (Sheri) Reeves, Denny (Paula) Reeves, and Chris Reeves, grandchildren, Andrew (Sabra Watkins) Reeves, Emma (Aaron Minnes) Reeves, Grace (Norris) Rettiger, Josh (Amanda) Reeves, Zach (Taylor) Reeves, Bryce Reeves, and Callie Reeves, and great-granddaughters, Eisley and Rilyn Reeves.
Services for Corkey will be at 11:00 am Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at Greenlawn Funeral Home East.
Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:00 before the service.
Graveside, served with full military honors, will be at 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at Mithell Campground Cemetery in Polk County.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to South Haven Baptist Church or First Baptist Church, Jonesboro, Arkansas.