Terry Alan Reed, 55, of Kirksville, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012, at his home in Kirksville.
Born March 4, 1957, in Kirksville, Missouri, Terry was the son of Marvin and Janet (Laske) Reed. Terry was united in marriage to Shelley Colleen Newman on April 1, 1978 in Kirksville.
Terry is survived by his wife, Shelley of 34 years; two daughters and sons-in-law, Tiffany and Michael Athon and Tabitha and Jonathan Cleaver all of Kirksville; his mother, Janet Reed of Kirksville, MO; 6 grandchildren, Reed, Benjamin, Lucas and Maggie Athon and Brighton and Macy Cleaver; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Larry and Janet Reed of Kirksville, David and Louise Reed of Kirksville, and Danny Reed of Memphis, TN. He is also survived by nieces and nephews including, Brooke and James Eskridge, Stephanie and Tyler Reed, Alexandria and Jordan Reed, Heather Dunham, Nicole Myers and Tara Gronauer as well as many cherished aunts, uncles and cousins.
Terry was preceded in death by his father, Marvin, and a half brother, Chuck Neal.
Terry was a graduate from Kirksville High School with the Class of 1975. He served as vice president of Commerce Bank in Kirksville prior to opening Ratliff Reed Auto Plaza in 1989.
Terry loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He loved to take them four-wheeling and swimming. He also enjoyed entertaining family and friends at his home.
Public visitation will be held Friday (April 27, 2012) with family receiving friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the chapel of Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville. The casket will be closed and remain closed during his service.
Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday (April 28, 2012) at Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville, with Pastor Mack McKinney officiating. Following the service, Terry will be cremated and will be buried at Maple Hills Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the D.A.V. Auxiliary of Kirksville or to Hamilton Street Baptist Church. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.