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Cyrus Reed Obituary

Cyrus Reed (AP Photo/Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors)
Cyrus Reed (AP Photo/Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors)
Cyrus Reed of Abbott Volunteer Fire Department died in the explosion at West Fertilizer Co. in West, Texas.

CYRUS ADAM REED: First responder almost done with EMT training

Cyrus Adam Reed, 29, was in a classroom attending the last session of his training to be an emergency medical technician when he responded to his final emergency call, a funeral home obituary said.

Reed, one of the first responders killed in the explosion at the West Fertilizer plant, was a member of the Abbot and Bynum volunteer fire departments and West Ambulance.

The obituary described him as having an "infectious smile," ''a giant heart" and "a dedication to honor of which he would not compromise."

He is survived by his grandmother, parents, a sister and several other relatives.


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Published online on April 24, 2013 courtesy of Waco Tribune-Herald.
Capt. Cyrus Adam Reed, 29, of Houston, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in West. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Central Baptist Church in Hillsboro. A private... Read Obituary

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