Lester Leroy Reed, Sr

Lester Leroy Reed, Sr

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Death 20 Mar 2015 (aged 81)
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section R Site 447
Memorial ID 144015365 · View Source
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Lester L. Reed, Sr., 81, of Springfield, died at 7:15 p.m., Friday, March 20, 2015, at St. John's Hospice.

He was born May 1, 1933, in Springfield, to Jesse and Mary Clayton Reed. He married Ida Louise Eddington on Feb. 4, 1956, and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Marvin Eugene Reed; and a brother, Albert Reed.

Lester is survived by two sons, Lester Jr. and Cliff ; four grandchildren:; three sisters: Margaret and, Dorothy and JoAnn ; two brothers, James and Ronald ; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was the owner and operator of Reeds Tree Removal, Trimming and Stump Removal. He was a Marine veteran. Lester was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV). He enjoyed small engine repair, going to auctions, boxing, fishing, being outdoors and going to Big R and Farm & Home. He enjoyed spending time with family and being a mentor to those he met.

Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by the Sangamon County Inter-Veterans Burial Detail and the United States Marine Corps.

Published in The State Journal-Register on Mar. 22, 2015


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  • Created by: Jean S
  • Added: 21 Mar 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 144015365
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lester Leroy Reed, Sr (1 May 1933–20 Mar 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 144015365, citing Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jean S (contributor 46844283) .