Peter Alney Reed, 79, formerly of Wrights, passed away May 22, 2019 in Texas. He was born July 23, 1939 in Macomb, IL to James and Wiletta Irene (Frazier) Reed.
Surviving are his childeren, Michael (Sarah) Finnell of Waco, TX, Suzy Reed of Lakeside, CA, and Scott Reed of Wrights, three grandchildren, sisters, Ailene (Bob) Garner of Greenfield and Marlene (Bud) Roberts of Barstow, CA.
Mr. Reed served his country for 30 years in the United States Navy before an honorable retirement in 1986. He was a Master Chief and worked as a parachute rigger. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Greenfield. He enjoyed watching his grandsons ballgames or serving others however he could whether it was driving busses, mowing for neighbors, or caring for animals.
Cremation rites were accorded in Texas and a memorial service will be held at 11 am Saturday, June 29, at the Shields-Bishop funeral home in Greenfield. Visitation will be from 10 am until time of service. Interment, with full military rites provided by the Tri-County Honor Guard will follow at the Hickory Grove Cemetery near Wrights. Online condolences at shields-bishopfh.com
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