Oliver Funeral Home of Winona, Inc.
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Robert Curtis Reed
(March 11, 1923 - June 26, 2019)
Funeral services for Robert Curtis Reed of Winona will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 28, in the Oliver
Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in Old Plank Cemetery near Vaiden. Rev. Billy Little will officiate the
services. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Mr. Reed, 96, passed away at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital in Winona on Wednesday ,June 26. He was born
in West, Mississippi, on March 11, 1923, and was the son of the late Dee and Annie Armstrong Reed. He entered
the U.S. Army in 1943 and served as an Infantry Rifleman and Cook during World War II in France, Belgium, and
Germany. He was honorably discharged from the Army in 1946. In January 1951, Mr. Reed enlisted in the U.S.
Air Force and served continuously until his retirement as a staff sergeant in May 1968. During his Air Force
career, he served as a Cook and Dining Hall Supervisor, and also spent part of his Air Force tour in France and
Germany. Mr. Reed was a member of Shiloh Independent Methodist Church in Attala County, the DAV, and the
Mr. Reed is survived by his wife, Catherine Rosamond Reed of Winona; his daughter-in-law, Peggy Reed of
Winona; granddaughter, Kathy Noah (Michael) of Vaiden; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in
death by his parents; his son, Bobby Reed; infant son, Donald Reed; infant daughter, Mary Reed; one sister; and
Friday, June 28
9 - 10 am
Oliver Funeral Home
Friday, June 28
Old Plank Cemetery
|March 11, 1923
June 26, 2019