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Carl B. "Butch" Reed Jr.

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Carl B. "Butch" Reed Jr. Obituary
Carl B. Reed, Jr.


AGE: 66 • New Castle

Carl B. Reed, Jr., 66, of New Castle, DE peacefully passed away in the comfort of his home on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

Butch was born in Wilmington on July 5, 1950, son of the late Carl B., Sr. and Ann A. (Pantalone) Reed. He was employed with the Prescription Center and retired in 2009 after thirty years of service. Butch was a member of the American Legion Post 28 and AmVets in Millsboro, as well as a past member of St. Anthony's Club in Wilmington. He enjoyed time at the beach, was an avid bocce ball fan, and loved being surrounded by family and friends.

Carl will be dearly missed by his wife of 35 years, Karen A. (Harris) Reed; his children, Rebecca Reed, Carl Reed III and his wife, Jennifer; his grandsons, Charlie and Ryan. He is also survived by his sister, Nancy McKinney; his niece and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Tuesday, February 28 from 9:00-10:30AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 9th & DuPont Streets, Wilmington at 11:30AM. Interment will follow in Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square, PA.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Carl may be made to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilm., DE 19804 ( or Forgotten Cats, 4023 Kennett Pike, #422, Greenville, DE 19807 (

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Published in The News Journal from Feb. 25 to Feb. 27, 2017
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