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Retired Judge Reeves Taylor Passes Away

July 9th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Honorable C. Reeves Taylor, 84, retired judge of the 21st Judicial Circuit, passed away on Saturday.

Reeves practiced law for 18 years, serving as the Mineral County Prosecuting Attorney from 1961 to 1964, before being elected Judge of the 21st Judicial Circuit Court of West Virginia, in 1976. He served on the bench for 20 years until his retirement in 1997, riding a three-county circuit covering Mineral, Grant and Tucker Counties.

Reeves held memberships in the West Virginia Judicial Association and the State Bar, among others. He has served as president of the Mineral County Bar Association, as president of the Potomac State Alumni Association, is a 50-year member of the Keyser Lions Club, the Loyal Order of Moose, and the J. Edward Kelley Society.

Reeves has served on many boards in the community, including the Burlington United Methodist Family Services, Keyser-Mineral County Public Library and the Developmental Center and Workshop, among others.

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