A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Friday, December 2, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. for Maricopa resident, Gary Reed, 65.

GARY REED
1946 – 2011

A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Friday, December 2, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. for Maricopa resident, Gary Reed, 65.  Mr. Reed was born to Carl and Lettie (Young) Reed in Phoenix, Arizona on July 3, 1946 and passed away in a Los Angeles hospital on November 25, 2011.  He was raised and educated in the Bakersfield area.  He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict.  Mr. Reed had been employed as a truck driver for over 35 years.  He was preceded in death by his parents and by two brothers, Donald and Joe Reed.  Mr. Reed is survived by his wife of 39 years, Billie Reed of Maricopa; his two daughters and their husbands, Heather and Chris Oxford of Maricopa and Stacy and Mark Doty of Taft; his four grandchildren, Brock and Chantrelle Oxford and Mariah and Ashlan Doty; his sister and her husband, Gail and Floyd Adams; his three brothers and their wives, Dennis and Carol Reed, Tommy and Linda Reed all of Taft and Larry and Donna Reed of Oklahoma; and by several nieces and nephews.  Mr. Reed will be remembered as a grandpa that was very close to his grandchildren.  Friends are invited to pay their respects on Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.     
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