Posted: Wed 3:35 PM, Jun 19, 2013
Funeral Home: Leavitt Funeral Home
Howard Bruce Reed, 88, of Parkersburg, died June 18, 2013 at the
Camden-Clark Medical Center. He was born November 22, 1924 in Roane County,
WV a son of the late Hollie and Euna Riddle Reed.
He retired from Broughton Dairy as a Branch Manager and beginning his career
there as a milkman. He was a US Army veteran of WWII serving in the Italian
Invasion. He also served many years in the American Legion Post #15 Color
Guard. He was a member of Stout Memorial United Methodist Church, loved his
family and his pride and joy was his workshop.
He is survived by two sons, Roger (Patty) Reed of Fernandina Beach, FL,
Larry (Jan) Reed of Williamstown, formerly of Parkersburg; two grandchildren
Lisa (Aaron) Wagner, Jason (Christine) Reed; two great grandchildren,
Jackson Wagner and Dylan Reed.
In addition to his parents, he was recently preceded in death by his of 65
years, Mildred Reed on May 9, 2013 and also two brothers, Billy and Robert
Services will be Friday 11:00 am at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg
with Dr. Paul Russell officiating.
Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery South with military rites by the
American Legion Post #15.
Visitation will be Thursday 6-8 pm at the funeral home.