Donald "Don" Lee Reed

April 6, 1941October 23, 2018

Donald “Don” Lee Reed, 77, retired Corporal for the Merchant Marines, veteran of the Navy and United States Air Force passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. He was a master hand held radiographic operator, earning several metals and stripes during his military career. Don was born in Hominy, OK on April 6, 1941 to Lawrence and Betty Reed. Preceded in death by his parents. Survived by his wife Barbara, daughters Brenda Joe, Betty Barbara and Jessica, stepchildren Donnie, Tony and Brenda Faye and numerous grandchildren. Donald was a true service hero and even more of a hero to those who loved him. Celebration of Life Gathering held from 1:30pm-3:30pm on Sat. Oct. 27, 2018 at Hillside Funeral Home Chapel, 2929 W. 13th St. N, Wichita. Memorial donations would be greatly appreciated to the family.


  • Celebration of Life Gathering Saturday, October 27, 2018

Donald "Don" Lee Reed

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Harry Simpson

October 25, 2018

Rest Donald, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation.

Fair winds and following seas sailor.
"Boatswain... Standby to pipe the side... Shipmate's going Ashore..."

Thank you for your service to this nation.