Douglas E. Reavis, age 51, of Columbia City, passed away at 8:22 p.m. Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born on August 2, 1968 in Columbia City, he was the son of Robert E. and Joan (Breisch) Reavis.
He graduated from Columbia City Joint High School with the Class of 1986. On June 18, 2002 he married Christine (Sparks) Dye. He previously was employed at Essex Wire, Columbia City for 20, Parker Hannifan, Albion for 9 years and currently worked at Instrumedical Technologies in Warsaw. Doug was an avid bike rider and Notre Dame fan, he was well known to always have a "good time" wherever he was at and was very ornery, but most importantly he love spending time with his grandkids. He was a very hard working, dedicated husband and father.
Survivors include his wife, Christine D. Reavis; son, Travis E. Reavis; stepson, Joshua R. Dye; grandchildren, Kalenah and Kayden Dye; and brothers, Robert "Bob" (Deb) Reavis and Jeff (Darlene) Reavis. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends can call between 1-6 p.m., Sunday, September 29, 2019 at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with Pastor Lin Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Thorn Cemetery. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send his family condolences online.
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Real sorry to hear about Doug. I remember cruising around town with him on our motorcycles back in the 80's. Scott Grossman
May God give you strength in this time of grief and fond memories of
Douglas E. Travis, CCHS Alumni Class of 1986.
The Alumni of CCHS extends sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers
to Douglas's family.
Doug was a fun & great guy! Had some great times with him!
You will be missed!
Was glad Doug came to our last reunion. He would pick me up and take me to school in the "Hornet" a lot of great memories RIP my friend. Prayers to his family.
Also worked with him at KFC, had alot of fun some I cant share. Him and I ride his endure fro Columbia City to Palestine lake before we had licenses, and him letting me drive with him being his size on the back, you would of thought we were rehearsing for the circus RIP my friend
Doug was a fun person to work with worked with him many years ago at the KFC my sincere condolences
May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will walk beside you in your journey of grief.
Randy Grimes, Brett Gerber and the Staff of DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home
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