|Birth: ||Oct. 8, 1925|
|Death: ||May 25, 1987|
Obituary from the Shreveport Journal, May 26, 1987, Tuesday, p. 3-B:
SHREVEPORT – Services for Herman D. Reed, 61, of Shreveport, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday May 27 at Rose-Neath's Southside Chapel. The Rev. Dan Krutz, pastor of St. James Episcopal Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Park West Cemetery.
Mr. Reed, a resident of Shreveport for 51 years, died Monday May 25, 1987, at his residence after a long illness. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Reed was a retired glass cutter for Libbey Owen Ford and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of American Legion Cedar Grove Post No. 6, where he was a past Commander, the 40 & 8 Club, and was a past Fourth District Commander of the American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Billie Reed, and his mother, Mrs. Georgia Dufore, of Shreveport; two sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny D. and Kathy Reed of Lompac, Calif., Bennie and Becky Reed of Shreveport; a daughter and son-in-law, Katherine and David Jackson of Stonewall, La.; a sister, Ruth Sapp of Shreveport, two brothers, Tommy Reed, Shreveport, Jerry Dufore of Keithville, La.; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jack Leach, L. D. Anderson, Curtis Hinson, John L. Prudhomme, George Hudsmith III and Robert LaBorde.
Honorary pallbearers: Cedar Grove Post No. 6 of the American Legion.
Olin Fred Reed (1902 - 1969)
Georgia Adelphia Oliphant Dufour (1906 - 2004)
Bennie Lawrence Dufour (1924 - 1944)*
Herman D. Reed (1925 - 1987)
Thomas Clyde Reed (1927 - 2007)*
Jerry Louis Dufour (1941 - 2009)**
HERMAN D REED
PVT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
OCT 8 1925 MAY 23 [sic] 1987
Note: Family headstone reflects correct date of death, May 25, 1987. Military marker has incorrect date of death.
Forest Park Cemetery West
Created by: Shawn Bohannon
Record added: Oct 15, 2010
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