Mike Reed
Date of Death: February 7, 2014
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Trinity United Methodist Church
Ruston, LA 71270
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Ruston, LA 71270
Saturday 2/8, 1:00 pm
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Long time Ruston resident, Mike Reed, passed away on Thursday morning, February 6, 2014 at Northern Louisiana Medical Center. He was 88 years old.Mike was born in Centreville, Mississippi, on June 15, 1925 and was named for his father, Courtney Reed, Sr., but was best known as Mike.Visitation will be Saturday, February 8, 2014 at…

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Billy c chandler left a message on February 9, 2014:
Your family is in my thoughts and prayer. Remember to keep the love alive and bury the sorrow.
Johnny and Karen Armstrong left a message on February 8, 2014:
Thanks to Mike and Sue for all you did for our family and for us over these many years. You were the best of the best, and we will never forget you. We will love you always and your memory will live on in our hearts, Johnny and Karen Armstrong
Marcia Reed Coley left a message on February 8, 2014:
Thank you everyone for your kind words about my dad. He was the best dad a daughter could ever wish for. He taught me so many important life lessons one I ll always cherish "you can never have too many friends" and I never heard him say a negative thing about anyone! What a great example. I'll miss him terribly but know he's happy now & got his wish to be in heaven with Moma. I love you Daddy and can't wait to see you again one day
Billy Gillum left a message on February 7, 2014:
Courtney, Russell , Jennifer and Marcia. Your Dad gave me and 2 other 15 year old our first "real job" at the mill in Bernice. I'm not sure who talked him into it, but he was willing to give us a chance as he knew it would be only a summer job! I'm sure he taught us more about hard work than we had effect on productivity at the mill. The first morning he asked as we stood there, " Who has a Chauffeur license"? One hand went up, Mr. Reed said "Good, get that wheel barrow and drive it up to the planner"! Next was, "Who can run a front end loader , another hand went up, " Good he said, take this shovel and load that sawdust on the conveyor"! He then looked at me and said , " Gillum, walk with me, we are going to the Green Chain"! The rest was a total education on hard work and example on why to stay in school, I will never forget that summer or his kindness!
Kevin Brady left a message on February 7, 2014:
Russell, I feel so honored to have had met your dad and for him to part of the one of the best times in my life. We will talk about those fishing trips forever.
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Wendy Morrow Winfrey left a message on February 7, 2014:
I worked for Mike for 10 years at the chip mill in Bernice. He was a very kind and generous man. I have too many fond memories to list here. My condolences to the Reed Family.
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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