Carl Reed, age 86 of Helenwood, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, May 31 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge.
Born in Scott County on February 2, 1926, he was the son of the late Kwood and Flora Newport Reed.
He retired after 37 years with Diamond International; was a member of Robbins Masonic Lodge #670, the Scottish Rite, and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving with the 82nd Airborne Division during WWII.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Emma Rose Reed; two brothers, Clyde and Claude Reed.
He is survived by his son Carl David Reed and his wife Donna of Helenwood; grandchildren Karla Winburn and husband Jody, Krista Somershoe and husband Dan, and David Reed; great-grandchildren, Austin and Aaron Woods, Hannah and Danielle Somershoe, Savannah Homa and Eva Reed; nephew Craig Reed and wife Carol; nieces Jenny Sexton and husband Burton and Frances Grooms and husband John; special friends Regina Sexton and Brenda Hamblin, many other friends and relatives including the Fourth Floor Team at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Friends may visit with the Reed Family on Sunday, June 3, 2012 from 2:00 until time of the funeral service at 4:00 p.m. at West-Murley Funeral Home Huntsville Chapel. Interment will follow at the Reed Cemetery.
West-Murley Funeral Home Huntsville Chapel is serving the family of Carl Reed.