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SAMUEL CLARKE REED III


1931 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
SAMUEL CLARKE REED III Obituary
REED SAMUEL CLARKE, III

Died on October 17, 2018 surrounded by his daughters, Martha Emily Reed, Sarah Rawson Reed, and Joan Sherman Reed. He was predeceased by his parents, Samuel Clarke Reed, Jr. and Martha Green Reed; his son, David Green Reed and his wife, Irene Manks Reed; he is also survived by the grandchildren who made him so immensely proud, Clarke Reed Widdoes, and Margaret Landauer Widdoes; his sister, Joan Reed Ewart and her husband and his best friend, William F. Ewart, Jr. Sam was born in Pittsburgh on April 16, 1931, and was graduated from Tabor Academy Class of '49 and Princeton University Class of '53. He was drafted into the US Army in '54, and was stationed in Germany, where he met Irene while she was working for the Central Intelligence Agency in Frankfurt. His entire business career was spent with Jones & Laughlin Steel Company (later LTV Steel) until he retired in 1984. Sam was an avid golfer, and he played tennis well into his eighties. There will be a private burial at Homewood Cemetery. Donations can be made in his memory c/o St. Margaret's Foundation, UPMC St. Margaret, 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15215-9917. Professional Services trusted to THOMAS M. SMITH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY LTDwww.thomasmsmithfh.com

Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Oct. 19, 2018
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