Mr. Joseph Samuel "Sam" Reeves, 77, of Linden passed away Wednesday October 31, 2018 at Perry Community Hospital. He was born in Darden, Tn., to the late Add H. Reeves and Eula Anne Davis Reeves. He was a retired sawyer having worked at Volner Sawmill in Decatur County. He was a member of the Linden First Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon. He loved his family and working outside, gardening and doing work with his tractor. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by sisters Emma Lou Townsend, Lucille Reeves, Irene Reeves, Patsy Gilbert and Marie Toppen and brothers Billy and Jerry Reeves. Survivors include his wife of 33 years Joyce Graham Reeves, daughters Carol (Steve) Utterback of Indianapolis, Indiana, Jackie (Steve) Wilder of Manchester, Tn. and Patti Graham of Linden, a son Wesley Graham of Linden, grandchildren Joey Wilder, Samantha (Josh) Stutzman and Kinsey Wilder, great-grandson Leonidas Samuel Stutzman, sisters Inez Montgomery, Lisa (David) Alexander and Delores (Vernon) Hill all of Parsons and a host of other loving family members and many, many friends.