Franky Dee Reeves Jr, age 23 of Osceola, passed away unexpectedly on September 5, 2018. Franky was born June 17, 1995 in South Bend, Indiana to Franky Dee and Stacy (Finn) Reeves. The 2013 graduate of Penn High School was employed by Forest River and was currently employed at Newmar Corporation in Nappanee.
Franky leaves to cherish his memory his parents Franky and Stacy Reeves of Osceola, his sister Whitnea Ralstin and her husband Kevin of Elkhart, his twin sister Heather and her husband Chase Caldwell of Osceola, his special niece Finnley who is due to make her arrival in December and his beloved dog, Lucy. Also surviving are his maternal grandparents Dennis and Linda Finn of Osceola, and his paternal grandparents James and Lenda Dowdy of Mishawaka. Surviving as well are his Aunt Tracy Hayes and her husband Andy, his Uncle Tony Reeves and his wife Teresa, his uncle Mike McDowell and his cousins Kyley Hayes, Koley Hayes and his girlfriend Sydney, and their son Brantley Hayes. Franky was preceded in death by his uncle Brian Finn and his grandfather Aubrey “Papa Bud” Reeves.
There will be three hours of visitation prior to the 12:00 pm celebration of Franky’s life on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at New Life Church, 11593 McKinley Highway in Osceola. Cruz Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Osceola has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Franky loved spending time outdoors hunting, fishing and shooting. He will be remembered by his many friends and family as a hard worker who loved to live life to the fullest. His family came first in everything he did, and his friends all considered him a ‘brother.’ Franky never left his family or friends without first giving a hug and telling them he loved them.
His wonderful sense of humor and bright smile will be missed by those who knew and loved him. His outgoing spirit, respect for others, and zest for life will be remembered always. In his memory, donations may be given to New Life Church. To leave an online condolence for his family, light a virtual candle in his memory, or to view his digital video tribute, please follow the links provided on the Tribute Wall tab above.