Mr. Reed was born in Symsonia on December 11, 1933 to the late Monroe Jack Reed and Cora Louise Koerner Reed. He was a retired operator/maintenance man for Pennwalt Corporation, a member of Heartland Worship Center, a member of the American Legion, a skilled wood worker artisan, and a member of singles of Paducah. He also served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by one sister, Davida Hill and husband Frankie of Calvert City; one niece; Debra Croley and husband Pat of Benton; two nephews, Kerry Hill and wife Lara of Symsonia, and Mark Hill and wife Teresa of Benton,; eight great nieces and nephews; one great great niece and two great great nephews; and one aunt, Melva Petway of Benton.
He was preceding in death by his parents, Monroe Jack Reed and Cora Louise Koerner Reed.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday July 5 at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. Rev. John Wooley officiated. Burial followed at the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.