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Clifford L. Reeves Jr.

May 4, 1961 — October 16, 2020

Clifford L. Reeves Jr.

Clifford L. Reeves Jr.

May 4, 1961 – October 16, 2020

Oberon, N. D. – Clifford L. Reeves, 59, died Friday, Oct 16, 2020 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND with his loving kids Allyssa and Chazz by his side after sustaining injuries from an accident.


Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21st at Gilbertson Funeral Home. A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 12:00 noon at the Devils Lake Speedway, rural Doyon ND.  A procession to the Speedway will leave from City Plaza in Devils Lake at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.  A Graveside Service will be held at the Warwick Cemetery on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.


Clifford (Jr.) Leroy Reeves Jr. the son Clifford and Joan (Toso)Reeves born in Devils Lake, North Dakota on May 4th, 1961. He was raised and educated in Devils Lake and graduated in 1979 from Devils Lake Central High School. After graduating high school Cliff lived in various places including Washington State and Louisiana. He eventually returned to settle in the Devils Lake area. After having to relocate due to high lake waters in Devils Lake, he settled in Oberon, ND where he owned and operated his towing and salvage yard until his death.


Cliff had many passions including stock car racing, snowmobiling, fly his ultra - glide, hunting and time with friends and family. Those knowing Cliff, knew his big personality and his even bigger heart. He was blessed with his daughter Allyssa Marie in 1990 and his son Chazz Ray in 1996. He was a wonderful father and considered his children his most proud accomplishment. He adored his grandchildren and they were his heart.


He is survived by his daughter Allyssa (Nathan) Flom, Michigan, ND, son Chazz Reeves, Devils Lake, ND; grandchildren Gracie Flom, Weston Flom, RayLynn Reeves, and Neleaha Reeves;  mother Joan (Toso) Nelson, Centuria, WI; sisters Wanda Reeves, Michigan, ND and Brenda (Chuck) Lambert, Marysville, WA. Many cousins, aunts and uncles.


He is preceded in death by his father Clifford, his stepfather Murrell Nelson, grandparents Bill and Beatrice Reeves, Clarence and Tillie Toso, along with many aunts, uncles and cousins from both the Reeves and Toso families.

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Past Services

Gathering of family and friends

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

6:00 - 8:30 pm (Central time)

Gilbertson-Gloger Funeral Home

509 U.S. Route 2, Devils Lake, ND 58301

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Devils Lake Speedway

U.S. Route 2, ND

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