The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

July 31, 2013

Gary Reed


CADDO MILLS — Gary Eugene Reed, 63, of Caddo Mills passed away July 29, 2013, at his residence.

A memorial service will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Caddo Mills United Methodist Church with Rev. Debbie Lyons officiating. Interment will be at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. Monday.

Born Sept. 11, 1949, in Lexington, Neb., Gary was the son of C. Forrest and Ruth (Wickenkamp) Reed. On July 12, 1990, in Long Beach, Calif., he married Sherry Anne Barefield.

He was a combat veteran of the United States Army serving in Vietnam and the First Gulf War. He was a retired commercial pilot and retired corporate chief pilot.

 He was a member of the Caddo Mills United Methodist Church, as well as the VFW, American Legion, National Infantry Association, and APA.

His survivors include his wife of Caddo Mills; niece Kellye R. Lints of Florida; great-niece Sara R. Lints of Florida; great-aunt Lavilla Brand and family of Nebraska; uncle Paul Wickenkamp and family of Colorado; and nephew John Post and family of California.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Larry C. Reed; and sister Carmen Post.

Family request memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be made at www.cokermathews.com


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