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William Howard Reid

March 23, 1922December 29, 2013
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William Howard Reid

91, of Mangrove Bay, Jupiter, passed away on December 29, 2013.

Born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey on March 23, 1922 he moved to Detroit, Michigan after serving in the US Navy as a signalman during World War II. Wounded on the beaches of Africa, he was awarded the Purple Heart. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Viola L. Reid.

Bill was the founder and owner of Brady Mechanical, Inc. in suburban Detroit. He took up snow skiing in his forties and collected over 100 pins from his travels to ski resorts around the country, Europe and Canada. As charter members of the Nomads Travel Club in Detroit, Bill and his wife traveled extensively around the world. He was a lifetime member of Western Golf & Country Club in Michigan and a former resident and member of Little Club of Tequesta. Always an adventurer, Bill went skydiving on his 80th birthday.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy M. Reid of 18 years; his son Terrence (Jacquelyn) Reid, daughter Nancy G.(Edward) Elliott, son Sean (Lori Beth) Reid; grandchildren Tracey, Ryan, and Nicholas.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 3rd at 11 am, Aycock-Riverside Funeral Home, 1112 Military Trail, Jupiter. Online condolences may be made at www.aycockfuneralhomejupiter.com.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Bill’s name to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 or hpbc.com.

Services

  • Memorial Service Friday, January 3, 2014
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Lauraine Hoensheid

January 3, 2014

Nancy, My heart goes out to you and your family at this time and in the days, weeks and months ahead. Please accept my deepest sympathies. Lauraine

January 1, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.
With love , Holly and Dave Sweet

Janet Epstein

January 1, 2014

To the Reid Family- our deepest condolences.

A toast to a man that truly enjoyed life. Thanks for taking care of Mom and may you rest in peace.

Jack and Janet Epstein

December 31, 2013

Nancy and family, Mom and I are so very sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. Our prayers and love to you all, Ann & Mary Harmon

Chris Teeters

December 31, 2013

Sean and family,
Deepest sympathy and prayers to all.
91 glorious years, celebrate his life, cherish the memories.
With love and God's Blessings,
Chris, Dianna & Jessica

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