Ervin Reed

Ervin L. Reed, Sr.


Formerly of Lansing, Michigan

Ervin L. Reed, Sr., 64, passed away March 3, 2014 in Owosso, Michigan.  Ervin was born February 12, 1950 in Lansing, Michigan to Lyle and Virginia (Kenway) Reed.  He retired as acting paint supervisor from General Motors.  He enjoyed his annual trips to Hawaii, in addition to hunting and fishing.  He will be remembered as a caring and generous man; he will be missed by all who knew him.

Ervin is survived by his children: Michael (Val) Reed; Ervin "Butch" (Kelly) Reed, Jr., Patty (James) VanNess, Sarah Brodeur, and Siara Hick-Reed; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel, 900 E. Michigan Ave,. Lansing, MI 48912.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Cancer Center, 721 N. Shiawassee St., Owosso, MI 48867.

The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel.  Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

Funeral Home

Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes
900 East Michigan Ave Lansing, MI 48912
(517) 482-1533

Published in Lansing State Journal on Mar. 7, 2014