KANNAPOLIS Mr. Thomas Wyatt Reavis, 67, formerly of Kannapolis, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Bethany Woods Nursing Home in Albemarle. A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, June 15, at Lady's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment with military honors will follow at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 1:45 p.m, prior to the service. Mr. Reavis was born Sept. 8, 1951, in Salisbury. He was a son of the late David McKenzie Reavis and Pauline "Polly" Yon Reavis. Thomas was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from Liberty Life where he was an insurance agent. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, David "Butch" Reavis and Gary Reavis. Mr. Reavis is survived by two daughters, Traci R. Lowder and husband, David, of Richfield, Kimberly R. Isley of Faith; son, Eric Reavis of Salisbury; two brothers, Douglas "Doug" Reavis and wife, Coleen, of Rockwell, Gene Reavis and wife, Faye, of Kannapolis; sister-in-law, Tamara of Kannapolis; and five grandchildren, Erica, Lani, Hannah and Riley Isley and Allison Lowder. Memorials may be sent to Gideons International, Kannapolis Camp. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses of Bethany Woods Nursing Home for all of the care given to Thomas. Remembrances may be sent to the family online at www.ladysfuneralhome.com. Lady's Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family of Mr. Reavis.
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 442 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 1 AM EDT TUESDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA ELBERT IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 21 COUNTIES IN PIEDMONT NORTH CAROLINA ALEXANDER CABARRUS CATAWBA CLEVELAND DAVIE GASTON IREDELL LINCOLN MECKLENBURG ROWAN UNION IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AVERY BUNCOMBE BURKE CALDWELL HENDERSON MCDOWELL MITCHELL POLK RUTHERFORD YANCEY IN SOUTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA ABBEVILLE ANDERSON CHEROKEE CHESTER GREENVILLE GREENWOOD LAURENS PICKENS SPARTANBURG UNION YORK THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ABBEVILLE, ADVANCE, ANDERSON, ASHEVILLE, ASHFORD, BANNER ELK, BEREA, BETHLEHEM, BLACKSTOCK, BURNSVILLE, BUSICK, CALHOUN FALLS, CATAWBA, CELO, CHARLOTTE, CHESTER, CLEMSON, CLINTON, COLUMBUS, CONCORD, CORNWELL, CROUSE, DACUSVILLE, DANA, DYSARTSVILLE, EASLEY, EAST FLAT ROCK, ELBERTON, ELLENDALE, ETOWAH, FARMINGTON, FERO, FLETCHER, FOREST CITY, FORK CHURCH, FORK SHOALS, FORTSONIA, GAFFNEY, GASTONIA, GLENWOOD, GRANITE FALLS, GREAT FALLS, GREENVILLE, GREER, HENDERSONVILLE, HICKORY, HIDDENITE, HUNTERSVILLE, INDIAN TRAIL, INGALLS, KANNAPOLIS, KINGS CREEK, KINGS MOUNTAIN, LAKE ADGER, LAURENS, LENOIR, LINCOLNTON, MARION, MATTHEWS, MAULDIN, MICAVILLE, MIDDLETON, MILL SPRING, MILLERSVILLE, MOCKSVILLE, MONARCH MILLS, MONROE, MOORESVILLE, MORGANTON, MOUNT MITCHELL STATE PARK, NEBO, NEWLAND, NEWTON, NINETY SIX, PATTERSON, PLEASANT GROVE, POPLAR, RAMSEYTOWN, ROCK HILL, RUCKERSVILLE, RUTHERFORDTON, SALISBURY, SALUDA, SAWMILLS, SHELBY, SIMPSONVILLE, SPARTANBURG, SPINDALE, SPRUCE PINE, ST. STEPHENS, STATESVILLE, STONY POINT, SUGAR HILL, SWISS, TAYLORS, TAYLORSVILLE, TRINITY, TRYON, TUXEDO, UNION, VALDESE, WARE SHOALS, AND WEDDINGTON.