Collier-Butler Funeral Home

824 Rainbow Drive, Gadsden, AL


Scott Ronnie Reed

April 15, 1965February 8, 2020

Scott Ronnie Reed, 54, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. His funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Collier-Butler Chapel with visitation from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the day of service. Burial will be in Forrest Cemetery. Clergy Carey Mayes and speaker Jon Wilson will officiate. Collier-Butler will direct services. Scott is survived by his father, Ronnie Reed; cousins, Tammi Collins (David), Traci Maddock Cordell, Kelsie Cordell, Ashleigh and Christopher Collins, Jay Rakestraw, Britlea Stevens, Stephanie Rakestraw and Parker Rakestraw. He was preceded by his mother, Barbara Delevie Reed; grandparents, Cue and Opal Reed, Charles and Alene Delevie; aunt, Gail Maddock; cousin, Terri Maddock; uncle, Dale Reed; and aunt and uncle, Orlan and Brenda Rakestraw. Scott was a member of Dwight Baptist Church and a graduate of the Emma Sansom Class of 1983, where he played football and was a part of the 1982 Playoff Team. That same year he won the Phillip Adams Memorial Award for the most dedicated underclassman lineman. Scott was the assistant coach for the 1986 Crusader Football Team at Westminster School. Scott was an employee of Goodyear for 25 years, where he was a loyal and kind friend to so many. Anyone who knew him knows he was an avid Alabama fan, who loved all things Alabama, especially Crimson Tide Football. Scott was a caring and loving son, cousin and friend to many and will be greatly missed. Pallbearers will be Al Arrington, Ronnie Battles, Jerome Croft, Mike McKenzie, Steve Noblitt, Mike Morgan, Jon Wilson, and Barry Miller Honorary pallbearers are Dale Boyd, James Snow, Jimmy Wilkes, Dorothy Elrod. The family would like to express their thanks to the nurses on 9th Floor South GRMC. In lieu of flowers, the family request a donation be made to your charity of choice.


  • Ronnie Reed, Father
  • Tammi (David) Collins, Cousin
  • Traci Maddock Cordell, Cousin
  • Kelsie Cordell, Cousin
  • Ashleigh Collins, Cousin
  • Christopher Collins, Cousin
  • Jay Rakestraw, Cousin
  • Britlea Stevens, Cousin
  • Stephanie Rakestraw, Cousin
  • Parker Rakestraw, Cousin

  • Al Arrington, Active Pallbearer
  • Ronnie Battles, Active Pallbearer
  • Jerome Croft, Active Pallbearer
  • Mike McKenzie, Active Pallbearer
  • Steve Noblitt, Active Pallbearer
  • Mike Morgan, Active Pallbearer
  • Jon Wilson, Active Pallbearer
  • Barry Miller, Active Pallbearer


  • Visitation Monday, February 10, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 10, 2020


Scott Ronnie Reed

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Larissa Nelson Bockenek

February 10, 2020

Dear Ronnie,
Our hearts are broken. Scotty was always kind, funny and genuinely a good person. You and Barbara were the best parents. I will always hold the many memories we have from childhood near and dear to my heart.
Much love,
Larissa Bockenek

Jerry Pullen

February 9, 2020

The Sansom family is really hurting on the loss of Scott. He was a special player because it meant so much to him. Ronnie you are in our prayers.

Jerry Pullen

Gina Albert Garmon

February 9, 2020

Scott was such a loyal friend to those around him. He was so kind and would always do anything to help. The main memory or thing I can say about Scott is that he was always the same person, it didn’t matter where he was or who he was around. He will be greatly missed.

Patricia Nance

February 9, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are with you Ronnie

Johnny Mathis

February 9, 2020

Scott will be greatly missed. He was such a great man . Prayers for the whole family. May God bless you all
Johnny Mathis. ESH "79"