Roy Ishmel Reed

02/23/1928 - 09/28/2012

Roy Ishmel Reed (ISH), 84 passed away September 28, 2012 in Gilbert, AZ surrounded by his children and grandchildren. He was a hard-working, keeper of the Faith, who leaves a great legacy to his family and all who knew him. He truly loved his God with all his heart, might, mind and strength and showed it in everything he did. He is now reunited in paradise with his wife Betty Gaskins Reed, 3 sons David Michael Reed, David Elbert Reed & Jonathon Eugene Reed, 2 great-grandchildren Mateo Patron & Milana Pelt, his parents Ollie & Sarilda Reed and his siblings Marshall Reed, Troy Reed & Opal Howell.

He will be forever loved and missed by his children. Ken (Gilda) Reed, Tony Reed, DeeDee (Gregg) Merrill and foster daughter Liddia (Ephriam) Tauglechee, 16 Grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Thursday, October 4th at the LDS Chapel in Coolidge, AZ 580 North 9th St, Coolidge, AZ 85128. The viewing is from 5-6pm, service is from 6-730 followed by a Dads root beer float Social. A 2nd Service will be held in his beloved home town of Alleene, AR on Monday, October 8th at 10 am at the Alleene Community Center, Alleene, AR followed by the graveside dedication with military honors at the Alleene Cemetery.

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