Funeral services for John Donald 'Don' Reep, 66 of Arp will be Saturday, January 6, 2018, at 10:00 am in the Long Ears For Christ Church in Arp with Pastor Jerry Hanson officiating. Burial will be in Elkins Cemetery in Omen. Arrangements are under direction of Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton.
Mr. Reep passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in Tyler. He was born February 8, 1951 in Graham to the late John Dallas and Lorene Solomon Reep and has lived in Arp for 46 1/2 years. He married Leala Ann Hanson June 20, 1974 in Omen and was a crane operator. He loved his horses, his dog Ruffles and his family.
He was precede in death by his father, John Dallas Reep, mother, Lorene Soloman Reep Bonner, a sister, Sandra Parker and a brother, Tommy Reep.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Leala Reep of Arp; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Ryan Stott of Evadale; three brothers and a sister-in-law, Dale and Tonya Reep of Caldwell, Jimmy Hancock of Jacksonville and Leonard Yowell of Troup; two grandchildren, Gracie Stott and Triston Stott; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Ricky Lyles, Ryley Stevens, Sidney Levasseur, Ricky Richardson, Harvey Cox and J. W. Pike. Honorary pallbearers will be Pappy Weaver, Jerry Hanson and Pam Hanson.
The family will receive friends at the Long Ears For Christ Church in Arp from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Friday, January 5, 2018.
Online registration and condolences are available at www.cottlefuneralhome.com.