Mr. Alex Reyes, age 73, of Lyons, died Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness. He was a native of Mexico and moved to Texas in 1961. He worked in the south and southeast for many years. He moved to Sparta, Michigan in 2000 and has lived there and in Lyons since that time. He enjoyed horticulture, the outdoors, fishing and “mechanicing”.
Survivors include four children, Rene and Gary Whitledge of Lyons, Jason Reyes and Fidela Champion of Hazlehurst, Jeff and Jennifer Reyes of Del Rio, Texas and Brian and Michelle Reyes of Sparta, Michigan; one brother, Maurillo Reyes of Mexico; two sisters, Josefina Reyes and Francisca Martinez, both of Mexico; thirteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A graveside funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 31st, at 3:00 p.m. at Lyons City Cemetery with Reverend Richard Barnard officiating.
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