Ronald B. Reeves, 78, of Blanchester, Ohio died 6:58 AM, Sunday, September 13, 2009 at his residence. His wife, Mary Sewell Reeves, whom he married October 29, 1998, survives. Mr. Reeves was born May 19, 1931, in Hillsboro, Ohio, son of the late Burdette and Thelma Montgomery Reeves. He devoted 37 years of service to the United States Armed Forces until his retirement. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in the Korean War, and the U.S. Air Force, serving at the Clinton County Air Force Base, Rickenbacker Air Force Base, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. In addition to his wife, Mr. Reeves is survived by four sons, Roland Reeves, Robert Reeves, Roger Reeves, and Roy Reeves; a daughter, Linda Reeves; several grandchildren; and many great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Ronald B. Reeves Jr., and a sister. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM, Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio with Rev. Jerry Caddell officiating. Friends may call from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206, or to Community Care Hospice,P.O. Box 123, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.