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William “Bill” Luke Reed

Posted February 21, 2014 in Clive, Obituaries

July 25, 1927 – February 19, 2014

Bill Reed

Bill Reed

William “Bill” Luke Reed was born July 25, 1927 in Van Wert, Iowa and passed away on February 19, 2014 at Parkridge Specialty Care in Pleasant Hill, Iowa. Bill lived his entire life in the Des Moines area and was an over the road truck driver for over 40 years driving for Wood & Fender and Pulley Freight Line before retiring in 1987 to spend the winters camping in southern states and summers traveling Iowa attending blue grass festivals. Bill was a long time, faithful member of Rising Sun Church of Christ serving as elder, deacon, trustee, Sunday School Superintendent and Sunday School teacher. Bill is survived by his wife of 66 years, Barb; daughters, Linda (Ron) Schall and Billie Reed; grandchildren, Jarin (Maggie) Tripses, Samantha Tripses and Linzi (Carter) Winton; brother, Bob Reed; sisters, Mary Lawrick and Donna Ball and many friends and relatives. He is preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Jessie Reed; brothers, Willard and Curt Reed and sisters, Louise Deaton and Betty Wilson. A special thanks to the staff of Parkridge Specialty Care for their care during Bill’s last year and The Shores at Pleasant Hill for their care the preceding three years. A visitation will be Friday, February 21, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. at Rising Sun Church of Christ, 6390 NE. Rising Sun Drive, Pleasant Hill, Iowa. A funeral service will be Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. also at Rising Sun Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Avon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Rising Sun Church of Christ or The Alzheimer’s Association or a charity of your choice in Bill’s name.

Information provided by:
Brooks Funeral Care
7975 University Blvd.
Clive, IA 50325

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