WARREN, Ohio – William E. Reed, Sr., 84 passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
Bill was born in Grafton, West Virginia on March 21, 1933 to Robert and Clarinda (Mitchell) Reed.
He spent his career working for Syro Steel as a rolling mill operator.
He was also a member of Moose Lodge #1012 in Mecca Township.
Bill loved to have fun and was always laughing. He enjoyed playing horseshoes, gardening and pressing his luck with lottery tickets and betting at Hollywood Casinos. Most importantly he was a man with a generous heart who loved his family.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Lane Funeral Homes, Roberts Clark Chapel, Warren where a funeral service will immediately follow at 1:00 p.m.
Bill is survived by his wife Lavonne whom he was united in marriage to on September 10, 2004. His is also survived by his children, Regina (Kenneth) Kihm, William Reed, Jr., Christopher (Erica) Hurst and Amanda Brown; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren and his siblings, Toleta Summerfield, Robert “Sam” Reed, Edna Robinson, James Reed, Mary Wonycott, Lewis “Richard” Reed, David Reed, Wanetta “Peggy” Stevens as well as many other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Beulah in 1998; his infant daughter, Pamela Jean; his brothers, Alva Reed, Holly “Brown” Reed and Kenneth Reed and his sister, Loretta Reed.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Lane Family Funeral Homes.