George Reed

Obituary of George Reed

George Reed of Puxico, son of the late Anthony Leroy and Eva Marcella Clodfelter Reed, was born December 2, 1942, in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on December 12, 2017, at the age of 75 years and 10 days.

He had lived in St. Louis where he worked in sales at a gun store. He moved to Puxico in the early 1990's. He had worked at Bill's Market before he retired. He was a veteran of the U. S. Coast Guard, a member of the N.R.A. and attended the Duck Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son, George F. "Fred" Reed, Jr. of Sarasota, Florida and a daughter, Susan Reed of Jacksonville, Florida; three brothers, John Reed of Albequerge, New Mexico, Robert Reed of St. Ann, Missouri, James Reed of Dallas, Texas; his companion, Janis Vargas of Puxico. Other relatives and friends also survive.

Graveside services will be on Friday, December 15, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield Bro. Buck Cruse of Puxico officiating.

Interment will follow at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri with full military honors. Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico in charge of arrangements.