Gary Russell, beloved husband of 20years of Ericka (nee Geiger) Reaves, devoted father of Kali Reaves, and cherished human of his dog, Rocky Russell. Loving brother of Beverly (Roland) Myers, Clinton Reaves, Pat (Boyd) Brown, Linda (Don) Gilbert and Paul (Anne) Reaves. He is also survived by many sisters and brothers-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews. Gary was born in Memphis, TN to Clinton and Sarah Ruth (nee Rutherford) Reaves. Passsed away on Wednesday, January 2nd at the age of 61, in Cincinnati, OH. He was a resident of South Lebanon, OH. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 5th from 11AM until the time of the funeral service, 1PM at Thomas-Justin Memorial, 7500 Montgomery Rd. (45236). He will be laid to rest at Memorial Park Cemetery, in Memphis, TN. If desired, condolences may be directed to Project Peace.