OBITUARY

Ray R. Reed

January 14, 1927November 28, 2018

Ray R. Reed, 91, of Belleville, IL., born January 14, 1927 in Sorento, IL., passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018 in Belleville, IL.

Ray proudly served in the Navy during WW11. He worked for the railroad for many years. Then became self employed as a mechanic. Ray loved spending time with his family and friends.

Ray married Irene Savage on January 1, 1949. They were married for 45 years. Together they had four children. She preceded him in death. He is also preceded by his parents Augustus Reed and Lydia Reed (nee Gordon) and daughter Charlene O’Brien.

Those left to cherish his memory include his longtime companion Wanda Radisic and children, Peggy (Raymond) Evans, Cheryl (Timothy) Reed Pavlich, and Carl Reed; grandchildren, Shelle, Michael, and Sherry (Fred); five great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; son-in-law, Michael O’Brien; nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Additional condolences may be offered online at ValhallaGardensandFuneralHome.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, December 7, 2018 at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, 3412 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville, IL. 62223.

Funeral: Services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, December 7, 2018 at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, 3412 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville, IL. 62223. Interment will be at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL..

Services

  • Memorial Gathering Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, December 7, 2018

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