Gene Reid

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Reid STAPLETON, Ga. - Jessie "Gene" Eugene Reid, 80, loving husband of the late Beverly Walden Reid, entered into his eternal rest Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at his residence. The family will receive friends at James Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00PM, Friday, June 24, 2016. A private interment will be held in the Stapleton Memorial Gardens Cemetery. One of four children born to the late Margaret Owens Reid and the late Leroy Reid, Gene was a lifelong resident of Jefferson County, graduated from Stapleton High School, served our country in the Navy and married his childhood sweetheart. He retired with 27 years of service from EZ Go/Textron and enjoyed being outdoors-golfing, fishing, gardening, and playing with his dogs. Above all else, Jessie loved his family, especially his grandchildren, who were his heart. Gene is also preceded in death by his siblings, Roy Reid, Walter Reid and Ruby Gunby. Survivors include his children, Regina "Jan" Reid, Kim Willingham and Jess Reid (Casey); seven grandchildren, Jennifer Ann Josey (Lewis), Brandon Douglas May, Savannah Willingham, Chandler Willingham, Kaylee Reid, Rhett Reid and Joss Reid; two great-grandchildren, Rachel Ann Josey and Tristan Connor May. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to American Breast Cancer Relay for Life, c/o Tara Rabun, 2069 Howard Mill Road, Wrens GA 30833. Visit www.JamesFHWrens.com for more detail and to post condolences. James Funeral Home - Wrens, GA


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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 23, 2016
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