David C. ‘PeeWee’ Reed

David C. “PeeWee” Reed, 83, of Spencer, died July 27, 2013, in the CAMC-Memorial Hospital, Charleston.

He was born Aug. 20, 1929, at Harmony, a son of the late Willis and Stella Eakins Reed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Cyrus Reed and Orville “Dick” Reed; and two sisters, Mary Reed Duncan and Myrtle Reed.

Mr. Reed is a retired 36-year employee of Boggs Natural Gas, Spencer. He is a USMC veteran. Also, he loved hunting and most of all spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Mary Lou Reed; son and daughter-in-law, Chuck and Ellen Reed of Spencer; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Eddie Golden of Reedy; grandchildren, Sarah and her husband, Travis Helbig, of Reedy, Zach Reed of Catonsville, Md., and Jared Reed of Spencer; great-grandchildren, Avery Quinn Helbig and Archer Reed Helbig; and sister, May Nichols of Hartville, Ohio.

A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. Larry Jones and the Rev. Shelly Mace officiating. Burial will be in Eventide Cemetery, Spencer. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The family prefers memorial donations to the American Cancer Society, Parkersburg WV Office, 3901 Briscoe Rd., Suite 10, Parkersburg, WV 26104, or the American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, P.O. Box 12110, Charleston, WV 25302.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.taylorfuneralhomeinc.com