John Reed, 79, of Hueysville, widower of Phyllis Shepherd Reed, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Prestonsburg Health Care.
Born May 8, 1934, at Hueysville, to the late Gold and Sarah Patton Reed, he was a retired coal miner.
He is survived his children, Shane Reed, of Mongo, Ind., Warren Reed, of Hueysville, Pamra Reed, of Mongo, Ind., and Johnna Reed, of Hueysville; a sister, Myrtle Vanderpool, of Greenwich, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Benny (Duko) Reed; brothers and sisters, Roger Reed, Kelly Reed, Claude Reed, Jesse Reed, Gold Jr. (Chuck) Reed, Andrew Jackson (JR) Reed, Norman Reed, Virgie Vanderpool, Gayle Dedmon, Clarice Pickett and Sadie Chadwick; and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services for John Reed will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Eugene Haney officiating. Burial will follow in the Shepherd Cemetery, at Salt Lick, Hueysville.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.
Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, of Martin, is in charge of arrangments.