The Obit For Wally Reed

Wallace W. Reed

The Star Democrat
Sunday, September 16, 2012

CORDOVA — Wallace W. “Wally” Reed, 88, of Cordova, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. He was born in Trippe, S.D., on March 5, 1924, and was the son of the late Roy and Tillie Deurmeier Reed.

He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 until 1946. On July 20, 1950, he married the former Virgel Bruning, who passed away on July 17, 2010. Mr. Reed worked for Litho Printing and retired as a supervisor. He enjoyed reading, sports, especially watching the Nationals and the Orioles, an avid golfer and a dedicated Marine. He was a member of the American Legion Post 91 and the Choptank Memorial Post 7460 VFW.

Mr. Reed is survived by two daughters, Deborah Lynn McKay and husband Darrel of Hannibal, Mo., and Jodie Mitchell and husband Terry of Cordova; a son, Wallace W. Reed II and wife Terri of Easton; four grandsons, Phillip Edward Mitchell and his wife Denise, Jeffrey Alan Mitchell, Kyle William Reed and Sean McKay and his wife Deidra; two great-granddaughters, Jayden and Jenna Mitchell; and two great-grandsons, Landon and Lanxton McKay.

Pallbearers will be Wallace W. Reed II, Terry Mitchell, Darrel McKay, Phillip Mitchell, Jeffrey Mitchell and Kyle Reed.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery Chapel. A visitation will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Thomas Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Publications Activity (23) Federal Bldg., 31 Hopkins Plaza, Baltimore, MD 21201; or the Cambridge American Legion Post 91, P.O. Box 733, Cambridge, MD 21613. Arrangements are in the care of the Thomas Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge.