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Donald LaVar Reed
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Birth: Oct. 21, 1932
Burley
Cassia County
Idaho, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 2009
South Jordan
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Our beloved husband, dad, grandpa, and brother, Donald LaVar Reed, passed away on November 29, 2009. He was shot with a poison arrow by a Zulu Tribesman while skydiving over the Gobi Desert or incident due to age.


He was born October 21, 1932 in Burley, Idaho to Raymond Leroy and Pansy Prescott Reed.


He married Carole Amelia Anderson in Elko, Nevada on September 17, 1951. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War on the USS Massey and the USS Laffey.


He is survived by his wife, four children: Cynthia Schneider (John), Randy Reed, Scott Reed (Marlene) and Wendy Reed, fifteen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, brother Jerry T. Reed, sister Dottie Winrow (Elmer), and special pets Willie and Honey. Preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law.


Graveside Services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in the Utah Veteran's Memorial Park, 17111 South Camp Williams Road. Friends may call on Wednesday evening from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Broomhead Funeral Home, 12600 South 2200 West.
Published in the Deseret News on December 1, 2009. 
 
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 Parents:
  Raymond Leroy Reed (1908 - 1956)
  Pansy Prescott Reed (1907 - 1972)
 
Burial:
Utah State Veterans Memorial Park
Bluffdale
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Dec 02, 2009
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