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Joshua James Reed

AGE: 89 • Salisbury, MD

Joshua James Reed, 89, of Salisbury, MD, died at home on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. He was born to the late Joshua & Helen Reed of Chincoteague, VA on Nov 12, 1926. He enjoyed 57 years of marriage to May Lapp Reed until her death in 2010.

He is survived by a devoted sister, Rochelle Maccari & her 2 daughters, Melodie (Gerald) & Frances, also a sister-in-law,

2 brothers-in-law, cousins, nephews & many friends.

He was a member of the Fruitland, MD congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, being baptized in 1940. He graduated from the Watchtower Bible School of Gilead of S. Lansing, NY in 1946 & served as a missionary in Paraguay. He entertained the hope of a resurrection to everlasting life on a paradise earth. He worked for many years at the Manhattan Shirt Co.

The family wishes to thank Coastal Hospice & the diligent workers of Angel's Network 24/7 for their excellent care, with a heartfelt gratitude especially to Martha & Nickie.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Holloway Funeral Home with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Springhill Memory Gardens near Hebron with Leon Jones officiating.

Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. Please visit to express condolences to the family.

Published in The News Journal on Jan. 22, 2016
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