VA: Virginia Military Institute Cadet died in a hunting accident
VMI Cadet Dies in Hunting Accident
LEXINGTON, Va., Jan. 4, 2011 -- Virginia Military Institute Cadet Andrew
L. Reavis of Tappahannock, Va., died Jan. 3 in a hunting accident. He was
scheduled to return to VMI next week at the end of the holiday break.
Reavis, 20, was a 2nd Class cadet majoring in history and was a 2nd Class
representative to the Rat Disciplinary Committee. He planned to commission
as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps upon graduation.
Reavis is survived by his parents, Bill Reavis of Tappahannock and Beth
Arthur of Houston, Texas, and two brothers, Kyle Reavis, a first-year cadet
at VMI, and Will Reavis, a student at Virginia Tech.
The family will receive visitors Wednesday, Jan. 5, from 2 to 4 and 6 to
8 p.m. at the Marks-Bristow Funeral Home, located at 206 Church Lane,
Tappahannock. The funeral will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, at
Beale Memorial Baptist Church, located at 19622 Tidewater Trail,
Tappahannock. Interment will follow Friday, Jan. 7, at 10 a.m. at Quantico
National Cemetery in Triangle, Va.
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