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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Wallace W. ‘Wally’ Reed

  • Wallace W. “Wally” Reed, 88, formerly of Hannibal, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.
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  • Wallace W. “Wally” Reed, 88, formerly of Hannibal, Mo., 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, Md.; a son Wallace W. Reed II and wife, Terri, of Easton, Md.; 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 on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery Chapel. A visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge, Md., on Wednesday.
    Memorial contributions can 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.
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