Raymond Lee Reed, 78, Laurel County, Ky., passed away Friday, April 22, 2016.
He was born on October 24, 1937 in Laurel County, Ky., the son of the late Chester and Edna Rogers Reed.
He was united in marriage first to Wanda Elaine George who preceded him in death and second to Barbara Alsip who survives.
He is also survived by two sons, Jeffrey Lee and Darin Ray Reed, both of London; a step-daughter, Margaret Benjamin and husband Chris of London; a sister, Wilma Miller and husband Ernie of Burke, Va.; two brothers, Carl Reed and wife Cassie and James Reed and wife Lillian, all of London; three grandchildren, Whitney and Jesse Reed and Emily Benjamin; plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Besides his parents and wife he was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Reed.
He was employed with the Laurel County Board of Education for many years teaching and coaching.
Funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, April 25, in the chapel of Bowling Funeral Home with Jerry Brown officiating. Burial followed in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Laurel County.
Serving as pallbearers were former basketball players.
Visitation was after 5 p.m. Sunday also at the funeral home.
Published on April 27, 2016