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Obituary for Homer Lee Reed

Homer L. Reed, 90, passed away Tuesday September 17, 2019, in Springfield, Illinois.

He was born February 12, 1929 to Frank and Mary (Joiner) Reed in DeSoto, Illinois

He married Joyce (Mezo) Reed on December 27, 1971, and she preceded him in death.

Mr. Reed was a proud member of the Walnut Street Baptist Church in Carbondale, Illinois, and a member of the NRA. He was retired from the Maintenance Department at Carbondale Memorial Hospital, where he worked for over twenty years.

He is survived by four children, one daughter Debbie and Bob Trammel of Springfield, Illinois, one son Tim Reed of Carbondale, Illinois, one step daughter Sheila Chamness of Murphysboro, Illinois, and one step son Mike Etherton of Murphysboro, Illinois; three grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; and several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents two brothers and one sister.

His body was cremated and gravesite services will be 10 A.M Thursday September 26, 2019, at Pleasant Grove Memorial Park in Murphysboro,Illinois. For more information please visit