Gene Reeves, Jr.


Age: 85

Summary: retired Georgia judge who was nearly killed in the 1978 shooting that injured Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt while he represented Flynt on pornography charges in 1978 as the two men were walking to the courthouse in Lawrenceville, Georgia when shots rang out leaving Flynt paralyzed, who was badly wounded but recovered after nearly a month in the hospital and returned to work, who was appointed a magistrate judge in 1994 and retired in 2011 but no one was ever prosecuted in the shooting.

Cause of Death: Undisclosed causes

Born: February 27, 1930

Died: August 4, 2015

Auburn, Georgia