Donald Kirby Reed LUBBOCK-Donald Kirby Reed went home to be with our Lord on May 23, 2013. He was born March 27, 1939, in Avalon, Texas, to Grady & Ruth Reed. They moved to Lubbock when he was 16 and he graduated from Lubbock High School in 1957. After graduation he was in the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1961, and was a Lubbock Fire Fighter for many years. He was also a well known local artist. Memorial services will be held at the Buffalo Springs Community Church Sunday May 26, 2013, at 3 p.m. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Shere; children, Tim Reed of Lubbock, RheaAnn Kerley of Garland, Dane Church of Lubbock, M'Lisa Nieman of Meadow, and Robbin Rubio of Ladera Ranch, Calif.; and 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. In leiu of flowers please make donations to Buffalo Springs Community Church, Buffalo Springs Meals on Wheels, or The
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from May 24 to May 26, 2013