John Gibson Reveley, III

March 17, 1937 - December 24, 2021

03/17/1937 - 12/24/2021

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Service
Saturday March 26, 2022
11:00 am
Haygood United Methodist Church
4713 Haygood Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
757-499-1269 | Directions
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John Gibson Reveley, III, 84, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 24, 2021. John was born to the late John Gibson Reveley, Jr. and Mary Forrest Reveley on March 17, 1937 in Florida. He graduated from Smithfield High School, earned a Bachelor’s Degree from VPI (now Virginia Tech) and received a Master’s Degree from ODU. He was both drafted and recalled into the United States Army during his time at VPI. John went on to teach the sciences for many years at Norfolk Public Schools. He was very active in The Lions Club and was a faithful member of Haygood United Methodist Church. He never met a stranger and had a terrific sense of humor.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Reveley.
Left to cherish John’s memory are his brother William F. Reveley; sister, Marianne Reveley Christison; best friend, Mary Ann Graham as well as his loving nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many friends.
A celebration of John’s life will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 11:00 am at Haygood United Methodist Church. The service may be viewed via livestream below. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in John’s name to the Food Pantry at Haygood United Methodist Church, 4713 Haygood Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23455.

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Susan Harris
1 month ago

To my funny neighbor of 22 years. I will miss your presence, your jokes and your friendship.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 month ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of John Gibson Reveley III, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, John Gibson Reveley III, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †