Obits: Ronald Keith Reid

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 10, 2014

 Ronald Keith Reid

Ronald “Ron” Keith Reid, 61, died unexpectedly in Beckley, W.Va. on Tuesday June 24, 2014. 

He was born in Ruislip, England, on April 15, 1953, while his father was serving overseas with the United States military. His parents were the late Rodney and Amanda Aliff Reid, both natives of West Virginia. He served honorably in the US Army, achieving the rank of Specialist 4th Class. He was a Vietnam veteran, serving there during 1971-1972 as the war was winding down. He was employed as a security guard with Cramer Security & Investigations. 

Survivors: his wife of more than 17 years, Terrie Lynn Johnson Reid of Mocksville; a son, Scotty Alan Hunter of Greensboro; 2 daughters, Brandi Marie Reid and Chelsea Grace Hunter, both of Mocksville; a brother, David Reid and wife Denise of West Virginia; 2 sisters, Brenda Cormack and husband Paul of West Virginia, and Donna Messina and husband Paul,of California; a grandson, Noah Gage Fleming; 2 special twin nephews, Rodney and Bubba Reid; and several other nieces and nephews. 

A celebration of life service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8 at the Salisbury National Cemetery with the Rev. Kenny Smith officiating. Military honors were accorded by the VFW Memorial Honor Guard and the NC National Guard with special honors conferred by the Patriot Guard Riders. 

Memorials: Davie Funeral Service to help offset final expenses. 

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