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Ben "Boder" Reed
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Birth: Mar. 25, 1925
Beaufort County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 2009
Beaufort County
South Carolina, USA

Ben Reed 84, of Yemassee, SC, husband of Dorothy Reed and native of Beaufort County, died Thursday, November 5, 2009 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Funeral Services: 10:30 AM Saturday, November 14, 2009 at Gray's Hill Full Gospel Deliverance Church in Gray's Hill. Burial will follow in Gray's Hill Cemetery.

Ben Reed, or "Boder" , as he was fondly called, was born March 20, 1925 in Beaufort County, South Carolina, the son of the late Ben Reed, Sr. and the late Georgia Smalls Reed.

He received his education in the local community schools.

On December 7, 1947, he was united in holy matrimony to the former Miss Dorothy Simmons and to this union, ten children were born.

Boder will be remembered for the great love he had for everyone. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Ben Reed, Jr. and a daughter, Inez Ancrum Washington.

He leaves to cherish her memories his wife, Minister Dorothy Reed; three daughters, Daisy Rohlsen of Early Branch, SC, Margie Reed and Gloria Reed-Concepcion (Raymond) of Bronx, New York; six sons, Ervin Reed (Debra) of Fairview, NJ, James Reed of Early Branch, SC, John Reed (Clottee) of Indianapolis, IN, Willie Reed (Debra) of Fairview,NJ, Freddie Reed (Kim) of Jacksonville, FL, and Woodrow Rivers of Beaufort, SC; one brother, John Reed (Dorothy) of Paterson, New Jersey; one sister, Evelyn Simmons (Joe) of Beaufort, SC; one daughter-in-law, Fredell Reed of Beaufort, SC; one sister-in-law, Annie Mae Reid of Dale, SC; one brother-in-law, Herbert Heyward, Sr. of Stuart Point, SC; grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; his devoted caregiver, Sarah Frazier of Yemassee, SC; a host of nieces, nephews, many caring cousins, and countless friends. 
Gray's Hill Cemetery
Grays Hill
Beaufort County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: D & D Fletcher
Record added: Aug 11, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115263406
Ben Boder Reed
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