October 22, 2010
Monday, October 25, 2010 3:00 P.M. Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg
Richard H. Reid, 89, of Urbana, passed away, Friday, October 22, 2010 in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana.
He was born December 22, 1920 in Powhatten, the son of the late Saylor C. and Sarah (Hall) Reid.
Dick was a 1938 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School and attended Purdue University. He was a lifelong farmer at heart at the Reid Homestead. He retired after 25 years of service as a sales representative from Diamond Tool and Horse Shoe Company.
He is survived by his daughters, Kathy (Larry) Carr of Albany, Ohio, Mary Ruth Creech of Knightdale, North Carolina, Meda (Steve) Kehrer of Petoskey, Michigan and Beth Kinal of Zebulon, North Carolina; 6 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, special cousin and lifelong friend, Jack Tullis; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many lifetime friends.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Helen; his brother, William Reid and his sister, Betty Hinton.
Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, October 25, 2010 in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, Ohio.
Services are entrusted to SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.