Gary Ronald Reed, 68, of Pembroke departed this life Thursday morning, March 14, 2013 in the care of Heritage Hall Health Care in Blackstone, VA. Born in Goldbond, VA on July 1, 1944, he was a son of the late Paul Sr. and Angela Wimmer Reed. He was a 1962 graduate of Giles High School, was retired from Celanese with over 37 years of service, and was a devoted Christian, a member of Olean Church of The Brethren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Paul Reed, Jr. and his beloved wife Nancy Wilson Reed.
He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter and son-in-law Hope and Wes Skeens of Rich Creek; his sister Teressa “Terri” Reed of Pembroke and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday evening at 7:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 until 7 pm before the services. Graveside services will be conducted Sunday at 2 pm in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.