Cletis George Shaw Reeves, 75, of Paducah, died at 7:40 p.m. Monday, August 11, 2019, at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center.

He was member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Toledo, Ohio, and self-employed as carpenter and brick layer.

Mr. Reeves is survived by seven sons, Todd O'Neal of Alabama, Atticus Shaw of Detroit, Robeen Wilson, Ashley Tucker, Angel A. Tucker, Desmond Roundtree, all of Toledo, Ohio, and Raymond Cobb of Paducah; eight daughters, Cletissa Shaw, Carla Stone, Lakeshia Banks, Jhenai Scott, all of Toledo, Alyssa Arnold of Paducah, LaShonda Banks of Atlanta, Josette Reynolds of Louisiana, and Christina Davis Oliphant of Las Vegas; two sisters, Mary Lanford of Toledo and Delorice Turner of Texas; 57 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence Shaw and Luella Miller Shaw; two daughters, Shareese Davis and Crystal Shackelford; one sister; and four brothers.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Washington Street Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Samuel Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in La Center Cemetery in La Center.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour Saturday at the church.

Pettus Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. You may light a candle or leave condolences online at

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