Donald Reed

Don Reed

Thursday, August 31st, 1933 Friday, June 7th, 2019

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Obituary for Don Reed

Donald C. Reed, born August 31, 1933 and passed peacefully June 7, 2019 at 85 years. Don Reed was a tool and die maker for 20 years at Boeing, then a middle school metal shop teacher for 20 years at Augusta Middle School. Don's third career found him buying and selling antiques at his store Good Old Days in Mulvane then later just south of Newton. Don was preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Mildred of Wichita, a younger brother Darrell of Wichita, and a younger sister Betty Yoder of Clements, Kansas. Don is survived by his twin brother Ronald of Rolla, Kansas and sister Barbara Degarmo of Wichita. Don is also survived by his wife of 64 years Merita, son Jeff and wife Carol of Mulvane, Kansas, daughters Cyndi Beckman of Derby, Kansas, Sheri and husband Maroun Abou Faissal of Wichita and Terri Reed of Wichita. Don was blessed with eight grandchildren: Jeremiah Reed, Amber Jansen, Christopher Reed, Megan MacKay, Zachary Reed, Michelle Payne, Emily Beckman and Enzo Abou Faissal. Further blessings include 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. There are also numerous nieces and nephews and their children. Visitation: Monday, June 10, 2019 from 3 to 8 pm with family present between 5 & 7 pm at Smith Family Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby, KS 67037. Service: 11 am, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Hillside Christian Church 8330 E Douglas. If Don Reed touched your life please join us in our celebration of his life. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established with Hillside Christian Church.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, June 10th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Smith Family Mortuary
    1415 North Rock Road
    Derby, Kansas
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    Monday, June 10th, 2019
    3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Family present between 5 & 7 pm.
  • Service

    Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Hillside Christian Church
    8330 E. Douglas Ave.
    Wichita, Kansas
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    Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
    Dr. William H. McConnell
  • Interment

    Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 | 2:30pm
    Porter Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Wellington, Kansas
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    Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

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Vickie Dunafon

We are so very sorry for the loss of Don. Sweet memories of long ago from our family to yours. Prayers.
Comment | Posted at 08:07am via Condolence

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