James Wilson Reaves, Jr. , 71, of St. Pauls, North Carolina died Tuesday October 19, 2010 at his home. He was born August 21, 1939 in Fayetteville to the late James W. and Carolyn Lorraine Reaves. Mr. Reaves served in the US Army for 8 years and upon return to the St. Pauls area he worked for Burlington Mills until he retired. He was the former owner of Reaves Tractor and Equipment Company in Fayetteville and a member of St. Pauls Presbyterian Church. Preceded in death by a son, James Wilson Reaves, III (Jamie), he is survived by his wife Faye; daughter Sallie Wilwert and her husband Ronald; son, John McRainey and his wife Nancy; brother, William A. (Bill) Reaves and his wife Phyllis; and 5 grandchildren. Visitation will be at McNeill Mackie Funeral Home, Thursday October 21, 2010 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, with funeral services scheduled for Friday October 22, 2010 at 11:00 AM at St. Pauls Presbyterian Church, Reverend Sue Hudson officiating. Arrangements by McNeill Mackie Funeral Home, St. Pauls, NC.