Mr. James Harold Reed, Sr. age
78 of Somerset passed from this life on Thursday, January 12,
2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. He
was born in Louisville, Kentucky on January 31, 1938 to the late
James “Jim” Reed and Mary Belle Ross Reed. However, he was
reared by his loving grandparents; Alfonzo and Cora Ross, whom
preceded him in death.
James received an Associate
Degree in Mathematics from the University of Louisville.
He was a “Steeple Jack” and was employed with Brown Steel
Contractors of Newnan, Georgia for a number of years. He
was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was
united in marriage to Gena Dykes Reed on June 25, 1995 in
James was of the Baptist
Faith, He had a genuine love for his V. A. Family and enjoyed
spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife;
Gena Dykes Reed. His Sons; James Harold Reed, Jr. of
Biloxi, Mississippi and Brandon Stephen Reed of Fallon, Nevada.
Daughter-in-law Gretel Reed of San Diego, California. One
Granddaughter; Dusty Reed, one Grandson; Brandon Jeremiah Reed
and several great-grand children.
In accordance with his final
wishes, Mr. Reed will be cremated and a celebration of his life
will be held at a later date with interment at Mill Springs
National Cemetery in Nancy, Kentucky.